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Are you getting the right people in the room?

August 14, 2019 By

In a number of organisations, the days of turning up to a meeting to be greeted with a consultation document complete with options, a questionnaire and timetable (ambitious as it…

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‘Vexatious’ bid to see consultee responses on Fire Safety

August 9, 2019 By

Ministry refusal to disclose rejected by the Information Commissioner. Another story from the category marked ‘Surely this cannot have happened?’ On 8th May 2018, just three weeks before the Grenfell…

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A fresh NHS pension consultation…but what does that mean for the old one?

August 9, 2019 By

tCI Commentary: After launching a consultation on changes to NHS pensions only 18 days ago, the Government has now come up with new proposals for England and Wales. A new consultation…

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Campaigners brand community school closure consultation a ‘shambles’

August 9, 2019

Parents of children currently attending Almondbury Community School (ACS) in Huddersfield will face limited choice at neighbouring schools from next year. That was one of the findings of Kirklees Council’s…

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The rising fear about options appraisal

August 8, 2019 By

Over the last 10 years there have been several legal cases challenging the consideration of options by public bodies. In R (ex parte Bokrosova) v London Borough of Lambeth, the…

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Welsh farmers argue there was “no discussion, no consultation, no prior notice” to rewilding project

August 8, 2019

More than 160 Welsh farmers and local residents have joined forces to fight a major rewilding project which would spread across 10,000 hectares. The group agreed at a meeting in…

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Essex library campaigners prepare legal challenge

August 5, 2019

Campaigners fighting to save libraries across Essex are preparing a legal challenge and have urged community groups to withdraw their offers to run the service. Revised plans for the future…

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Doctors demand NHSE reconsider ‘watered down’ CCG merger rules

August 2, 2019

tCI Commentary: Our associates have been advising and supporting NHS clients with consultations on their CCG merger proposals for several years. The English NHS Long Term Plan sets out aims…

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Planning consultation raises Gunning Three concerns

August 1, 2019

Campaigners argue they are not being given long enough to study planning consultation documents. Residents fighting plans to turn countryside in Shinfield into a gravel extraction plant are angry that…

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