Skip to content

Keep In The Loop

To be kept up to date with the latest news, events and information from The Consultation Institute please complete your details using the form below. 

Looking for Industry News?

We have a dedicated section on our website which features useful articles and news direct from the industry. Updated regularly with new resources specially selected by our team of experts.

Pre-determination and pre-emption: making changes before a consultation

November 6, 2020 By Article

One fairly common accusation levelled at consultors in the media and in court is that of pre-determination. “The decision was already made!” campaigners will cry. We saw an example of…

Read more

English planning reforms reduces residents’ rights to be consulted!

November 1, 2020 By Article

The Institute has responded to the Government’s consultation on Planning for the Future in England. It supports a Government commitment that new arrangements for creating local plans will ensure that…

Read more

The Week in Parliament

October 30, 2020 By Article

We’ll be having a fairly short WIP this week. Not because of any particular aversion to work on my part, but because the chambers across the UK have simply not…

Read more

“But I don’t understand!”- The importance of comprehension in consultation

October 30, 2020 By Article

Twice in the past week, my attention has been drawn by similar issues. The first came in a tweet we received asking about the importance of consultees being able to…

Read more

Institute FOI on the UK Internal Market Bill Consultation

October 30, 2020 By Article

We’ve been writing for weeks about the controversial United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, following its passage through Parliament and highlighting our own concerns about the consultation behind it. Rather than…

Read more

Consultation and the resurgence of evidence

October 27, 2020 By Tuesday Topic

Will Big Oil face the same legal challenges as Big Tobacco? A recent Special Report in The Economist had a section heading called ‘Courtrooms are the new battleground for climate…

Read more

Participation and power – does your voice count?

October 23, 2020 By Article

Apart from monitoring the goings-on in the Commons Chamber itself, we also do our best to keep an eye on happenings in legislative committee rooms throughout the UK. It’s not…

Read more

The Week in Parliament

October 23, 2020 By Article

Westminster It’s finally here, the UK Internal Market Bill has had its first outing in the House of Lords, and it went just about as well as you’d expect. Moving…

Read more

Decisions, decisions. Making time to get them right

October 22, 2020 By Article

One of the challenges of planning a process of making decisions about health services that involve a public consultation is that the consultation tends to take centre stage. Perceptions about…

Read more
Scroll To Top