Think tank

Hansard Society

London, United Kingdom

They are a charity working in the UK and around the world to promote democracy and strengthen parliaments. The Hansard Society believes that the health of representative democracy rests on the foundation of a strong Parliament and an informed and engaged citizenry. Their work is devoted to: exploring the evolution of representative democracy; educating citizens, particularly young people; connecting citizens with parliamentarians and policy-makers; and convening debate on topical political issues.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.hansardsociety.org.uk/

Address:
5th Floor, 9 King Street, London EC2V 8EA, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
UK
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1944
Age (years)
Hansard Society
 78
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Stephen King-Hall
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Hansard Society
 8
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 86
2019
Hansard Society
 10
2016
Hansard Society
 9
% Female staff
2019
Hansard Society
 40%
United Kingdom average
 46%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Hansard Society
 44%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2022)
Hansard Society
 2,118
United Kingdom average
 48,589
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Hansard Society
 2,133
Likes (2019)
Hansard Society
 2,198
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Hansard Society
 14,770
United Kingdom average
 37,184
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Hansard Society
 14,567
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 12,300
Subscribers (2022)
Hansard Society
 122
United Kingdom average
 12,101
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Hansard Society
 119
Subscribers (2019)
Hansard Society
 99
Subscribers (2019)
Hansard Society
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Hansard Society
Followers (2022)
Hansard Society
 106
United Kingdom average
 20,870
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Hansard Society
 106
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 102
Followers (2022)
Hansard Society
 1,007
United Kingdom average
 11,229
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 821

Data notes

Last updated: 22/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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