Mary Beard and Arron Banks want a Citizens' House

Mary Beard and Arron Banks say, in this Guardian article, that they want to "draw the House of Lords by lot because it works perfectly well for juries."


Stephen Fry thinks sortition is "brilliant"

Stephen Fry thinks selecting MPs by lottery would be "a brilliant idea."

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Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd are enthused!

Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd , in a recent podcast, got "incredibly enthused" by sortition and deliberative democracy and think it is a way to bring political change forward.

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Anthony Barnett wants a Citizens' House

Anthony Barnett, the founder of openDemocracy, has called for a Citizens' House to replace the House of Lords as well.

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