The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #68

date: 11/11/2020

Episode 68 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig Dalzell and Jonathon Shafi discuss the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland and reports of their idea of creating a Citizens’ Chamber to oversee and scrutinise the Scottish Parliament. This idea closely matches one produced by Common Weal in 2017 and meshes well with our ideas around local government as well.

Craig explains why if Scotland adopts this proposal, it will be enacting the most profound change to Scotland’s democracy since devolution and this side of independence.

Apologies for the drop in sound quality in this episode. This is due to the technical limitations imposed by the pandemic.

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