Direct Democracy and the UK

Direct democracy (Unit 1 – Democracy) is a topic that most students understand at a very basic level, but few can develop further. Most commonly, they give generic answers like, ‘Direct democracy wouldn’t work in the UK as getting 68m people in one place is impossible’…while true, referenda are a form of direct democracy and these work with (reasonable) success. This article explores whether direct democracy would work in the UK and is well worth the read to more fully understand this concept and ensure any essays on it are well supported.