Democracy Bulletin, 9th June 2021

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Highlights

  • Involve announce Democracy Network with £350,000 from Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
  • 2023 UK constituency boundaries changes announced by Boundary Commission for England
  • How to do a referendum on Irish unification new research from academic consortium
  • 2021 Local Election debriefs and retrospectives from across the UK
  • Jobs from Full Fact, Compass, Sortition Foundation, mySociety, Democratic Society, and more

Democracy Sector

Democratic Reform

Integrity & Transparency

Elections

Devolved Democracy & Local Government

Democracy & The Media

Education

And Finally…

Active Job Listings across the Democracy Sector

  • Big Local are looking for delivery partners. Could you be one of the organisations they’re looking for to help deliver two new projects, their Inspire 2022 Spirit of 2012 programme and the development of a space for communities to reflect and remember on what has been lost in the last year.
  • Josh Russell is building a prototype news aggregation platform to be used by people researching the impact of government policies. They’re looking for people with cloud dev skills (Python, Node, etc, on Google Cloud / AWS), scaling db skills (graphQL, noSQL, etc), and can build a web admin interface for searching etc, likely using React — for more information, get in touch with Josh here or on their website here.
  • Titus Alexander at Democracy Matters is on the lookout for someone to turn their plans for a democracy gateway into reality. Send him an email if you’re interested or pass on the information to someone who might be able to help.

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