Democracy

Give some examples of direct democracy
Referendums, E-petitions, Focus groups.
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Give some examples of when a referendum was used in direct democracy.
2011 AV Referendum on whether UK should use alternative vote for Westminster elections- No. -2014 Scottish referendum: should Scotland be independent-No. -2016 EU referendum should Britain remain in the EU.
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Give an example of when an E-petition was used in direct democracy.
Parliament debated a vote of no confidence in health Minister Jeremy Hunt in 2015 after E-petition reached 100,000 signatures supported by Doctors and Nurses of the NHS.
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Give an example of when a focus group was used in direct democracy
Focus groups used for Department of Education in 2014 to look at revised standards for food in state schools in the UK.
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Give some other examples of where direct democracy is used.
California: Initiatives, referendums. Switzerland: peoples initiatives, proposals to ban smoking in public places. Ancient Athens: 500 citizens put forward each year to make decisions, also used town hall style meetings.
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Give some examples of when a referendum was used in direct democracy.

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2011 AV Referendum on whether UK should use alternative vote for Westminster elections- No. -2014 Scottish referendum: should Scotland be independent-No. -2016 EU referendum should Britain remain in the EU.

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Give an example of when an E-petition was used in direct democracy.

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Give an example of when a focus group was used in direct democracy

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