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
77 
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Stephen King-Hall
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Dr Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Dr Ruth Fox
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Hansard Society
 10
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 120
2016
Hansard Society
 9
% Female staff
2019
Hansard Society
40% 
United Kingdom average
45% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Hansard Society
44% 
United Kingdom average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Hansard Society
 2,198
United Kingdom average
 14,307
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2016)
Hansard Society
 2,194
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 12,300
United Kingdom average
 24,104
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Hansard Society
 8,947
Followers (2016)
Hansard Society
 8,323
Subscribers (2019)
Hansard Society
 99
United Kingdom average
 12,496
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2016)
Hansard Society
 44
Subscribers (2019)
Hansard Society
United Kingdom average
Global average
Subscribers (2016)
Hansard Society
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 102
United Kingdom average
 1,976
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 821
United Kingdom average
 5,498
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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