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Flawed Consultation Gives Energy Companies Victory over Regulator

January 16, 2020 By

Rhion Jones comments: This is a highly technical but important case where the inadequacies of stakeholder consultation jeopardised a public policy that matters to millions of people. In this article,…

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Nottingham consults as it declares climate emergency

January 16, 2020

On 13 January 2020, Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Cllr Sally Longford, formally declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency and launched a consultation into the council’s own action plan, which…

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Scottish council acted ‘unlawfully’ by failing to consult over closure of day centre

January 16, 2020

The father of a man with severe physical and learning disabilities has successfully challenged a Scottish local authority’s decision to close an adult daycare centre after a judge found that…

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Where did all the stroke responses go?

January 16, 2020

A Department of Health (DoH)claim that 6,000 responses to last year’s Stroke Consultation came from Fermanagh and Tyrone has been branded “ridiculous” by a member of the Fermanagh Stroke Support…

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A Council consultation failure with lessons for all Scotland

January 14, 2020 By

McHattie v South Ayrshire Council, [2020] CSOH 4 This is in many ways a straightforward, open-and-shut case prompting the question of why on earth did the Council waste public money…

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NI wind turbine challenge ‘fatally undermined’

January 10, 2020

A government department responsible for heritage sites did not go to court over a controversial planning decision at an ancient monument because its grounds for an injunction had been “fatally…

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Forecasting the impacts…

January 10, 2020

Starting a project and launching straight into a consultation without considering the likely positive and negative impact(s) of the project looks something like this… Risky. Impact assessments may not be…

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Consultation lawful despite misrepresentation of consultee views

January 10, 2020 By

Is the Rotherham case an outlier or an outrage? Last May, Mrs Justice Jefford heard what, in part, she admitted was a ‘finely balanced’ issue. The claimant was a 27-year…

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Petition demands co-design and co-production of respite centre closure options

January 9, 2020

More than 300 people have signed an e-petition against the closure of respite services for adults living with learning disabilities in Hemel Hempstead and across the county. Hertfordshire County Council…

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