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.

Lambs to the slaughter? The most previewed consultation finally appears…

December 4, 2020 By Article

It is sometimes curious which consultations make most of a splash in Parliament, and the reasons they do so can be wide and varied. Most often, they appear frequently because…

Read more

The law and unintended consequences: Controversial court opening hours consultation extension draws ire

December 4, 2020 By Article

The Coronavirus pandemic has had widespread effects across society, and nowhere is this being felt more keenly than in the justice system. The already enormous backlog of outstanding cases in…

Read more

Spending Review November 2020: The consultation prospects

December 4, 2020 By Article

On 25th November, the Chancellor of the Exchequer stood before the House of Commons to present his November spending review. I am a little careful about doing this, given that…

Read more

There’s no vaccine for climate change!

December 1, 2020 By Tuesday Topic

This content is typically a member benefit. If you’re interested in receiving content like this directly in your inbox, please get in touch.   …but the public may be more…

Read more

Judicial review on the Sikh census tick-box; lots for consultation specialists to consider

November 30, 2020 By Article

Does it matter if the number of Sikhs in the UK is 430,000? Or over 700,000? The Sikh Federation believes it does and has pursued the matter for years, trying…

Read more

The Week in Parliament

November 27, 2020 By Article

The big news in Westminster this week was the Chancellor’s spending review, although as with almost everything at the moment it was rather taken over by circumstances, and hasn’t made…

Read more

The most important consultation case of the year? The return of Article 39

November 24, 2020 By Article

Earlier this year we reported on the case of Article 39 v Secretary of State for Education, a challenge brought by the children’s rights charity Article 39 to the Adoption and children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations…

Read more

The PM’s Ten Point Plan for climate change: Blueprint, Wish-list or agenda for consultation?

November 23, 2020 By Article

Boris Johnson’s Ten-Point net-zero plan for climate change emerged this week and promptly got a bad press from all quarters. Maybe it’s unfair, and tough on someone who has just…

Read more

The ‘Permitted development’ case: When can you break a promise to consult?

November 20, 2020 By Article

Three weeks ago in the Week in Parliament, we discussed the debate around the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2020 (and a variety of…

Read more
Scroll To Top