Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

People are committed to contributing to society, but democratic processes are frustrating and remote. They need to be made simpler and more responsive.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

A number of changes and challenges are emerging which have significant implications for volunteering in the 21st century. Volunteering over the next few decades is unlikely to look much like volunteering of the past.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

We’ve been working hard over the past few weeks to make sure people are registered and vote on 7 May. But politics and power are about more than just voting every five years. Democracy starts from here.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

It’s exactly four weeks until the deadline for voter registration. If you are not registered to vote by Monday 20 April, then you will lose your right to vote in the general election on Thursday 7 May.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

In this blog post our researcher Temi Ogunye considers how to make democracy real and vivid for citizens ahead of the General Election in May 2015.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

The general election campaign will do more than decide our next government – it will shape the kind of politics we have for years to come.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

When democracy is framed as citizens controlling their lives it can be engaging and exciting. This is a lesson that Scotland taught the rest of the UK during the independence referendum campaign last year.

Temi Ogunye, Policy Researcher

This week the starting pistol for the 2015 general election campaign was fired. A core part of election strategy for Labour, was Ed Miliband’s pledge of 4 million face-to-face conversations between now and election day on 7th May.