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Guest Article: Using technology and traditional methods to engage about trees
Article by Marc Read, Environmental Services Manager at Salisbury City Council and Matt Johns, Director at Johns Associates Ltd. Salisbury City Council, partnered with the Woodland Trust and working with…Read more
Guest Article: Insights into action – our approach to put resident voices at the heart of decision-making
Article by Rory Hegarty, Director of Communications and Engagement, NHS North West London/ North West London ICS “You come and talk to us when you want to shut something. You…Read more
Guest Article: A library is more than a book: insights from Essex citizens
Article by Poppy Reece, Senior Researcher at Essex County Council In 2018, the Research & Citizen Insight team were given the gigantic task of carrying out research into Essex Libraries,…Read more
‘Wake-up call’ for councils with discriminatory charging policies
The Norfolk case revealed a discriminatory charging policy in adult social care for Norfolk County Council, as it was deemed as a breach of Human Rights and Equality legislation. Their policy was…Read more
Is it possible to renew democracy and rebuild the economy without public consultation?
The Labour Party produced a hefty report this week covering regional devolution. Here’s a taster… ….the British people are the most important stakeholders in the conversation about the future of…Read more
Should the Government be consulting on the relocation of migrants to hotels?
The small boats crisis on the south coast of England and the arrival of migrants fleeing crises in Ukraine, the Middle East and North Africa have left the UK’s border…Read more
Reflections on democracy and engagement, and a farewell
Today marks my final day with the Consultation Institute before I move on to pastures new. In the vein of PMQs, I feel I should announce that “This morning I…Read more
“Democratic infrastructure”- continuous engagement as the next great step in consultation and engagement
The world of consultation and engagement is one of ever changing and moving pieces. People, ideas and techniques flow like water through the great sieve of the world in which…Read more
Black Friday: Discounts across a range of tCI services
To celebrate Black Friday, we’re offering both existing and new members discounts across a range of our services, including training and membership. Click here to fill out our form and…Read more
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