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Darren Hughes

Darren Hughes joined the Electoral Reform Society in 2012 as Director of Campaigns and Research. In 2014 he became Deputy Chief Executive, then Chief Executive in 2017. Originally from New Zealand, he was elected to the House of Representatives at age 24 and served across three parliaments. During that time he was a government minister; an opposition shadow minister; a party whip; and in addition to portfolio responsibilities such as transport; infrastructure; social development and employment; and education was deputy leader and then shadow leader of the House.

Events featuring this speaker

Renewing Democracy

Michele Acuto, Claudia Chwalisz, Darren Hughes, Michael Kenny, Ece Temelkuran

Is there a role for cities in making democracy work for all? How do we get the city leaders we need? How can we get citizens engaged in their city?

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17 October 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm Watershed