Accessing the Good Web: How can digital infrastructure empower citizens?

27 Apr 2023 - 27 Apr 2023

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm GMT

Demos 6th Floor 15 Whitehall London SW1D 2DD

Join us as Demos, in partnership with Good Things Foundation, host a conversation to explore how we should think about internet access in our society, how we can improve internet and digital access; what impact digital inclusion can have on citizens; and explore some of the challenges in achieving equitable, sustainable internet access for all.

The event will launch a new report by Data Poverty Lab Fellow Shade Nathaniel-Ayodele on whether internet access should be thought of as an essential utility or a human right, and what the implications of each would be.

Additionally, we’ll be hearing about the Minimum Digital Living Standards project from Co-Investigator Dr. Emma Stone about what’s in the ‘basket’ of digital goods, services, and skills for people to feel included in the digital world – starting with households with children.


  • Shade Nathaniel-Ayodele, Technology Project Manager, Southwark Council
  • Dr Emma Stone, Co-Investigator, Minimum Digital Living Standards
  • Ellen Judson, Head of CASM, Demos (Chair)

Doors will open at 17:30 with the formal panel beginning at 18:00. Refreshments will be provided.

This is a hybrid event so please do indicate if you will be joining online and we will send you a link to the livestream near to the event.

You can register to attend here.