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Micro-participation at ShropCamp

Continuing my current obsession with micro-participation, I ran a session on the subject at yesterday’s excellent ShropCamp. Basically I chatted through what micro-participation is and what it tries to achieve, where it came from etc. Then I gave some examples … Continue reading

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More on micro-participation

There was an interesting response to my post on micro-participation, in a number of spaces – which goes to show the value in seeding your content on sites other than your own! The most active conversation was on GovLoop where … Continue reading

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The need for micro-participation

A theme I’ve been returning to on a regular basis in the talks I’ve been giving lately has been about the need for government to make participation easier. I’ve blogged in my usual half-assed manner about the participation deficit before, … Continue reading

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More on e-petitions

Excellent stuff from Fraser Henderson who has published a summary of some research done into the use of e-petition facilities in councils. I’ve embedded the presentation below: Panos & chris overview of e petitioning in english local authorities View more … Continue reading

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Council e-petitions

Just after Christmas I wrote a quick post about the prospect of e-petitions for Parliament. Of course, local councils are also supposed to have their own e-petitions systems and processes. My own local council, South Holland, has a system in … Continue reading

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