Jez Hall, who will be known to many practitioners across Scotland through the participatory budgeting support work he is currently carrying out on behalf of Scottish Government, shares his thoughts on grown up democracy following the UK's vote for 'Brexit' last week.
"Let’s take a leaf from a more grown up politics. One where you could hear a Nobel prize winning academic talk about the dangers of American militarism, followed by a protest singer talking about the rights of migrants, and then finish off with a full on political debate, like our Question Time, held in an open sided tent with a thousand people watching. Done with humour and respect, and a lot of good grace."
Read his full blog here.