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Don’t forget public in devolution rush

August 12, 2015 – Simon Burall

Simon wrote for the MJ on involving the public on decision-making around devolution.   The timetable set by George Osborne in his Budget for the first wave of councils to secure devolution is incredibly tight. This raises the real risk that the public will be forgotten in the rush to reach agreement. However, if the…

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Citizens at the Centre

July 6, 2012 – Clive Mitchell

  The Commission on the Future of Local Government produced its final report this week. Involve made a number of submissions to the Commission, which you can see here. The Commission sets out a series of calls and commitments to action, built around the vision of local governance as a civic enterprise. It seeks to recapture the…

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Creative Councils

Published: January 23, 2012

Involve was commissioned by NESTA to provide community engagement support to councils participating in the Creative Councils programme. Creative Councils is a programme from NESTA, working with the Local Government Group, to support local authorities to develop and implement radical innovations that meet the challenges of tomorrow. Involve provided support to three Creative Councils projects:…

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