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“Is fear of public engagement holding the NHS back?” – the Institute comments on this excellent Healthwatch article
Rhion Jones writes – Jane Mordue, Interim Chair of Healthwatch wrote a first-class article last week that strongly makes the case for people to become involved and seek to influence…Read more
“We have slated the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for its sham consultation into Natural England’s long-standing research on people and the natural environment. The results are…Read more
A formal consultation into plans to revamp councils in Wales will be launched in January, local government secretary Mark Drakeford has said. In a speech to the Welsh Local Government…Read more
Inverness MP Drew Hendry has condemned the UK Government for refusing to engage over Fort George until after a decision has been made. Fears the Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans…Read more
North Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis has lobbied Parliament to introduce a new law forcing the requirement for public consultation to take place over changes to local NHS services. It comes…Read more
John Swinney has been urged to improve the quality of a consultation on school governance after parents branded it “impenetrable”. The Education Secretary was pressed on criticisms that the consultation…Read more
Formal complaints lodged against leader of Council as ‘misleading’ adult social care consultation draws to a close
Merton Labour is in turmoil as formal complaints are made against the Leader of Merton Council for his role in a council tax consultation that has seen the party campaign…Read more