Observations Lobby Watch


BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c6810 (Published 01 December 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c6810
  1. Jane Cassidy, freelance journalist
  1. janecassi2{at}googlemail.com

Who are they?

However much it tries to move on, Demos will be forever linked to the Labour boom years. It was credited with helping to shape the concepts of New Labour and Cool Britannia, and Tony Blair was at its launch. It was founded by the academic Geoff Mulgan and the Marxism Today editor Martin Jacques in 1993. Mulgan got a job at Number 10 when Labour swept to power in 1997.

What do they do?

Recently Demos has been involved in two high profile projects examining death related issues. On 30 November Demos headquarters in London hosted the launch of the Commission on Assisted Dying, chaired by the former lord chancellor …

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