Dave Clements is a writer, adviser to local government, and convenor of the Social Policy Forum at the Academy of Ideas. With over 15 years experience of working predominantly in children and adults’ social care, Dave blogs for publications including the Guardian and Huffington Post; and is a contributor to online journal spiked.
He is author of publications including The Future of Community (Pluto, 2008) and Social Care for Free Citizens (Manifesto Club, 2010). An archive of his writing can be found here.
Should we fear democracy?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student