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Britain prepares for BREXIT – The role of Public Consultation

July 19, 2016 By Briefing Note, Briefing Paper

This paper has been written for policy-makers and officials working in the civil service. It will also be relevant to politicians, academics and public engagement professionals working in the public,…

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Key public engagement issues for large-scale infrastructure projects

June 12, 2013 By Briefing Paper

By Mike Bartram Briefing Paper 13 June 2008 Contents Consultation – An afterthought – 2 Where do major infrastructure projects come from? – 2 Defining your project – 3 Forming a project team…

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The Budget 2012: Consultation Announcements

March 29, 2012 By Briefing Paper

      Introduction Budget Statements are increasingly used to bring together policy announcements that involve public or stakeholder consultation. In this years Budget 60+** consultations were announced. ** it…

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Local Authority Budget Consultations – An update

September 12, 2011 Briefing Paper

Introduction 1.1     The Consultation Institute‟s Briefing Paper 22, published in July 2010, set out some of the key public engagement and consultation issues that local authorities need to consider when…

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Public sector re-organisations – …and their impact on public engagement

June 7, 2011 By Briefing Paper

Abstract Legislation going through Parliament is about to drive significant re-organisations in the NHS, the Police and in the Regional tier of Government. Simultaneously, Quangos have been abolished or amalgamated,…

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Public engagement aspects of The Localism Bill

December 12, 2010 By Briefing Paper

    Introduction The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP is fond of claiming that he has three priorities:- Localism, Localism and Localism.…

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The Public Health White Paper – An Introduction

December 12, 2010 Briefing Paper

Contents Preface by Rhion Jones, Programme Director, The Consultation Institute Context: the overall health White Papers Scope and transition Outcomes Budgets and reducing inequalities Community involvement The consultative and legislative…

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Local Enterprise Partnerships – the engagement challenge

November 7, 2010 By Briefing Paper

Introduction 1.1     The Government has announced the creation of 24 Local Enterprise Partnerships or LEPs.  These are intended, in part, to take over some of the functions currently undertaken by…

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The Big Society – An Introduction

September 12, 2010 Briefing Paper

      Introduction 1.1.    The ‘Big Society’ is a Government agenda seeking to decentralise power and give greater say in services and decision making to people through encouraging an…

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Public engagement aspects of the Open Public Services White Paper

July 12, 2010 Briefing Paper

    Section One: Introduction This month, the Prime Minister launched a White Paper called Open Public Services1 It comes in a tradition of Whitehall attempts to describe an over-arching framework…

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