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
 33
Global average
 30
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
 75
2019
Hansard Society
 10
2016
Hansard Society
 9
% Female staff
2021
Hansard Society
 1%
United Kingdom average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
Hansard Society
 40%
% Female researchers
2019
Hansard Society
 44%
United Kingdom average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
Hansard Society
 2,133
United Kingdom average
 43,299
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Hansard Society
 2,198
Likes (2016)
Hansard Society
 2,194
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Hansard Society
 14,567
United Kingdom average
 34,856
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 12,300
Followers (2017)
Hansard Society
 8,947
Subscribers (2021)
Hansard Society
 119
United Kingdom average
 11,622
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Hansard Society
 99
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
 1,997
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
Hansard Society
 821
United Kingdom average
 5,604
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s entry in wikipedia, Organisation´s website
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