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Tortoise ThinkIn – Grimsby – The Rules: How can we fix British politics? Wednesday 4th March 6.30-7.30 at the Telegraph Offices

This is what ‘Tortoise‘ say about ThinkIns:

A ThinkIn is not another panel discussion. It is a forum for civilised disagreement. Modelled on what we call a ‘leader conference’ in the UK (or an editorial board in the US), it is a place where everyone has a seat at the table. It’s where we get to hear what you think, drawn from your experience, energy and expertise. It’s where, together, we sift through what we know to come to a clear, concise point of view. It is the heart of what we do at Tortoise.

What I say: the ones before Christmas were really good and the write-ups excellent – clear and fair. I would urge you to go along and have your say. I learnt a lot from the views of other people in the previous ThinkIns, perhaps especially from those whose views didn’t reflect my own.

Next Wednesday’s topic is described by Tortoise:

Politics is broken. The gap between the powerful and powerless is widening. People feel locked out. How do we fix it? The question is too big to think about, but too urgent to ignore. Where do we start? At Tortoise, we believe we need to rewrite the rules for politics in a so-called “codified constitution”. But first, how do we get there? We need to remember how it’s supposed to work, work out what problems we’re solving, design new principles for the deal between the people and the people in charge and create fresh ideas for our democracy. Together.

The Rules need a rewrite. ⁦@tortoise⁩ we want your help to debate, design and deliver the new rules for British politics.

What should the new rules for politics be?

Well, what do you think? Have your say on Wednesday 4th March…

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Refreshments from 18:00, starts promptly at 18:30. If you are late to a ThinkIn you can ‘SlinkIn’!

At Grimsby Telegraph, Fisherman’s Wharf, Grimsby, DN31 1SY (near Fishing Heritage Centre)