Participatory democracy

A:

People Decide's vision is to make a more representative, effective, efficient and stable form of government.

It's aim is to do this by using a mix of representative, deliberative and direct democracy.

The method consists of developing a well-researched, long term, step-by-step model and plan, and refine it as results and user participation are evaluated after elected.

Step-by-step plan

Stage 1

People vote on the laws in Parliament and politicians are contracted to vote with the people. See How it works and FAQ.

Stage 2

Develop a participatory process for voting on an aspect of the budget.

Stage 3

Develop a process to allow people to collaboratively develop and vote on amendments to laws in Parliament.

Stage 4

Develop a process to allow people to collaboratively develop and submit laws to Parliament for voting.

Stage 5

Develop a participatory process for voting on the full budget.

Stage 6

Develop a participatory process to select candidates.