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Louis Reynolds

Reseacher in the Citizenship and Poltiical Particiaption Programme at Demos, the cross-party think-tank

Louis Reynolds is a Researcher at Demos, the cross-party think-tank. His policy interests include political participation, integration, extremism, terrorism and social media analysis.

Under-Served: The Gaps in Veteran Support, and What Needs to Change

The veteran population of the UK is declining rapidly. In 2005, there were 4.8million veterans in the UK. Today, there are 2.83million, and in 2020 there will be 2.48million. In the face of such significant demographic change, the Armed Forces charity sector will have to evolve in some fundamental ways.
10/11/2015 17:38 GMT

The Missing Surveillance Debate: How Mistrust Undermines Our Civil Liberties

Last week the Home Secretary once again advanced the argument for granting the intelligence services new powers, reigniting the debate over the proper limits of state surveillance. It's a familiar contest made more important by the legacy of the Snowdon intelligence leaks, and more urgent by recent events Iraq.
30/06/2014 13:09 BST

BNP Logs On to Social Media as Mainstream Parties Fall Behind

Relative to its tiny size, its social media reach has rapidly become enormous. The BNP Facebook page currently has over 152,000 likes, in comparison the Liberal Democrats' page has just over 97,000. Even the Conservatives, the most popular party on Facebook, have only 223,000 likes. What's more, the BNP's Facebook presence is growing far more rapidly than that of other political parties.
20/06/2014 11:50 BST