Prefigurative, inclusive, participatory democracy in action. We must be the change we want to see.
The Conservatives don’t really do public consultations in any meaningful sense. But they are an essential part of a functioning democracy. Our current government took an authoritarian turn, prefering to impose policies that act upon people as if they are passive objects, rather than including us in decision-making, as autonomous human subjects. The Conservatives have no consideration for democracy, rights, the law and importantly, public needs.
Have your say in shaping the Labour Party’s policy agenda. It matters.
I had the following email from Jeremy Corbyn on 17 March:
Subject: Help us write our policies for the challenges ahead of us.
Last year I said that I wanted us to reconnect with our values and our people, so we can rebuild and transform Britain, for the many, not just the few.
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