The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, in a speech to the Hansard Society on 27 November, announced the setting up of a new Commission on Digital Democracy.
This Speaker's Commission will explore how British democracy can meet the demands of the digital era and modern citizens; how to reconcile representative democracy with the technological revolution. Starting in 2014, it will consider innovations and report in early 2015.
John Bercow’s aim is to listen to the widest possible selection of ideas and voices. What do you think the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy should consider? Comment in the box below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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On 17 December, Mr Speaker wrote to all MPs to announce the first three members of the core group of the Commission:
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