The way (not to mention if) our government works here in the UK can be something of a mystery. And for all that you can watch pretty much everything that goes on in there on Parliament TV (it’s riveting stuff, I tell you), how you can help change things isn’t always clear. So following on from How to have […]
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Have a look at this little video I’ve made. It explains in a the most basic way what consultations are (when you want to change something) and how they work!
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For anyone that’s signed up to it, I’m in the process of cleaning out my lovely RSS feed of UK Government Consultations. Seems a fair few government departments have been revamping their websites lately and disturbing it! I’m also trying to make it more comprehensive by putting in consultation pages from every Department, Commission or other organisation […]
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As well as a bit of revamping (alright, maybe a lot, please tell me what you think!), today I’ve been working on installing a “change monitoring” service on as many central government websites as I could. What does that mean? It means that you can now sign up here, and when one of the central departments, for example […]
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Do you know your consultations from your elbow? It occured to me (quite late, alas!) that I haven’t really explained *what* I’m translating here! So here’s a quick run down on consultations, what they are, and what you can do about them. What is a consultation? A consultation is basically an idea. It could be a good idea, or a bad […]
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