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We need to engage public head-on about future infrastructure

February 14, 2019

The infrastructure sector needs to respond to the challenge to engage effectively with the public about infrastructure by telling a better story more boldly, says Michael Vivona. National Infrastructure Commission…

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Planning confusion leads Judge to rule a consultation as “plainly inadequate”

February 12, 2019

TCI Commentary: Penny Norton and Rhion Jones make the following observations On the face of it, the protracted means by which Quantum Teddington LLP, the London Borough of Richmond Upon…

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Campaigners accuse Transport body of “not showing us any kind of respect …”

February 8, 2019

TCI commentary Great story about plans to build a rapid bus service between Walsall and the centre of Birmingham – along the A34 route. Last year, Transport for West Midlands…

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How nice should you be to campaigners and consultees?

February 8, 2019 By

They can be among your fiercest critics. Or worse. They can appear hell bent on disrupting the consultation you have painstakingly organised. Opponents of proposals contained in public consultations vary…

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Lawyers move to challenge Council’s SEND consultation

February 8, 2019

PARENTS have just 25 days to raise legal fees needed to launch a case to keep Larkrise and St Nicholas special School open. Of the £10,000 to be raised for…

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Courts determine goldmine consultation was not a ‘tickbox exercise’

February 6, 2019

A company planning a controversial goldmine in the Sperrin Mountains was not involved in a “tickbox” consultation exercise with the local community, a court has heard. Dalradian has applied for…

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Health plans delay frustrates campaigners

February 6, 2019

TCI Commentary  What happens when public bodies publish plans that then stay on the shelf -a looming threat of change that de-stabilises important services and the local communities that depends…

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Going the extra mile!

February 5, 2019 By

The part consultation plays in mitigation strategies We have all learnt to be a bit careful believing what we read on the side of a bus! But what struck us…

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Councillors refer Mid & South Essex STP to Sect of State

February 1, 2019

TCI Commentary: The power of referral is one of the important checks and balances that Parliament has required before major changes to the NHS can be made. Last year five…

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