Survey provides first step towards citizens’ assembly

September 01 2020

Bristol City Council is moving forward with plans to carry out a Citizens’ Assembly involving a representative cross-section of 100 Bristolians, to advise on the city’s future priorities and recovery as Bristol begins to emerge from coronavirus.
The council has launched a mass survey - Your City Our Future City Survey - to help inform the aims of the Citizens'  Assembly and what topics it should focus on.
In this survey you can tell the council what you liked and disliked about living in Bristol before lockdown, about your experiences during lockdown, and what you would like Bristol to be like in the future.
The survey launched on August 5 and is set to run until September 9.  
An online discussion forum at the end of September will follow to gather ideas about how the city can achieve the future people want for Bristol.
Bristol's first citizens' assembly will be held in late 2020/early 2021 and will discuss and aim to build consensus on issues where people disagree about the best way forward.
The citizens' assembly aims to be representative of Bristol's diverse citizens.