Ensuring that people from a variety of backgrounds, with different experiences, and from all parts of society, are represented is important to democracy. The Wales Governance Centre is seeking participants for a new project that looks at the barriers facing people when making the decision to stand for election to the National Assembly for Wales – whether they eventually stand or not. The centre wants to discover what influences encourage or deter people when making that decision.
As well as people with prior experience of politics, the centre is keen to engage with people that have not undertaken a political role yet, for whatever reason. There are several opportunities to participate:
You can complete a short survey through this link.
Online Focus Group
It will be possible to discuss issues further by joining our online focus group by following this link.