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New local democratic structures are emerging all over Europe- but don’t forget about the old methods

September 17, 2021 By Article

The Guardian carried a comment piece this week from the writer and thinker Professor Richard Youngs this week, arguing that despite the rise of populism and attacks on civil society,…

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The Institute’s Autumn Wednesday Wisdom schedule is here!

September 17, 2021 Article

tCI has carefully devised this exclusive autumn programme to support Institute members and the wider consultation community, which is free for anyone that would like to attend.   Whether you’re a private,…

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Everybody’s reshuffling- what does the Cabinet reshuffle mean for consultation?

September 16, 2021 By Article

The long-awaited Cabinet reshuffle has finally taken place and the Prime Minister has bestowed boons, sent people sideways and restored a few poor souls to the backbenches. As always though…

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What can you do if you are unhappy about a public consultation?

September 13, 2021 By Article

Many of us have heard the story a hundred times. “There’s something wrong with this consultation; I’m sure they’re only going through the motions.” Or “It’s a done deal.” Or…

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The Week in Parliament

September 10, 2021 By Article

So, the Scottish and UK Parliaments are back in action with the Welsh Senedd and Northern Ireland Assembly re-joining them next week. So, let’s head to Holyrood and Westminster to…

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The Government’s social care plan- a gamble with little public involvement

September 10, 2021 By Article

It seems a lifetime ago that Boris Johnson stood outside Downing Street to give his first speech as Prime Minister and announced that he had a plan for social care.…

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Parents accuse Lancashire County Council of consultation “by stealth”

September 10, 2021

Lancashire County Council has moved to reassure families in the wake of a furious backlash to a consultation which some of those it was aimed at say they knew nothing…

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Options in Shotts consultation criticised by locals

September 10, 2021

A group of Shotts residents are unhappy with how North Lanarkshire Council has carried out its consultation processes over the last year. Four groups in Shotts joined forces to highlight…

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Edinburgh Spaces for People consultation “sinking to new levels”

September 10, 2021

Edinburgh City Council has been accused of using ‘leading questions’ in its latest Spaces for People consultation – with critics accusing the local authority of ‘sinking to a new level’.…

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