Published on August 4, 2010

Coalition’s first crowdsourcing attempt fails to alter Whitehall line

Involve’s Director Simon Burall commented on the government’s current crowdsourcing consultation processes in the Guardian online this week. His response highlighted the need for government dialogue with the public to be a two-way conversation that will meaningfully impact on policy. Published on the 2 August, the article focused on the lack of influence that the 9,500 suggestions made to the ‘Programme for Government’ agenda have had on policy-making across government. See the following articles to read more.

The Guardian: Coalition’s first crowdsourcing attempt fails to alter Whitehall line

The Mail: Coalition’s internet ‘consultation’ sham as ministers reject every suggestion

The Telegraph: Coalition ‘crowdsourcing’ attempts ‘a failure’

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