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Are referendums good for democracy?

Anne McElvoy and Louisa Weinstein invite the political journalist Isabel Oakeshott and Times columnist Matthew Parris to explore each other's perspectives on referendums.

Anne McElvoy invites the author and political journalist Isabel Oakeshott and Times columnist Matthew Parris to debate whether referendums are good for democracy.

And conflict resolution expert Louisa Weinstein then invites Isabel and Matthew to engage in an exercise to explore each other's perspective - through open questioning, listening and reflecting back what they hear.

Producer: Phil Tinline

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43 minutes