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About Henry Tam

Henry Tam is a specialist in democratic development. He has been University of Cambridge’s Director of the Forum for Youth Participation & Democracy, and Head of Civil Renewal with the last Labour Government in the UK. His new book, Time to Save Democracy: how to govern ourselves in the age of anti-politics, sets out 40 recommendations for reviving democratic governance, and is available from Policy Press.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Conservatives have turned universal suffrage into a contest for manipulation. Here’s what we must do.

To cure psuedo-democracy we must address recent abuses that disenfranchise the poor and sow seeds of discord.

Snide & Prejudiced: a tale of constitutional shenanigans

The UK's constitution is being trashed for short-term party political advantage. We need an independent review.

Communitarian governance: a public education challenge

A key goal of public education should be to foster a better understanding of the principles of good governance across all kinds of organisation.

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