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E-petitions: the how, why and who

October 12, 2011 – Annie Quick

While much could be done to improve the process of the government's e-petition site, will petitioning ever really inspire widespread participation?  It’s been a good summer for e-petitions on both sides of the Atlantic. The UK re-launched their e-petitions site in July, with the additional commitment that any petition over 1000,000 signatures will be considered for debate in the…

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Developing an infrastructure for citizen engagement

August 31, 2011 – Simon Burall

This blog is featured from Involve's newsletter. Sign up for the newsletter on our homepage. The relationship between government and citizens is changing radically. The government needs to start developing better infrastructures for citizen participation and move away from one-off policy engagement processes. In the slower month of August I’ve been reflecting on the work…

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