We’re establishing the Rational Parliament thanks to a £1,000 grant from the Good Thinking Society and a lot of people giving their time for free. This money won’t last, so we’re weighing up other options to keep the debates flowing. These might include:

    • Fixed-price ticketing—this is entertainment, after all

    • Pay-what-you-can tickets or a progressive tax—every parliament must be funded by those to whom it is accountable

    • Donations

    • Sponsorship

    • Grants from trusts or foundations

    • Crowd-sourcing funds for each debate using Kickstarter

    • Asking an MP to come and claim the whole thing on expenses

If you have any views on these funding proposals, or ideas of your own, please contact us.

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