Tag Archive for "policy"

We’re recruiting for two Policy Researchers at Involve

Published: July 2, 2015

Vacancy: Policy Researcher (x 2) Pay: £22,500 - £27,500 Hours: Full time – 35 hours a week Start Date: As soon as possible Location: 33 Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR – near Old Street London Underground Station   Two exciting roles are opening up at Involve, a think-tank and a charity on a mission to…

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Playing policy top-trumps: Is there a best way to inform policy?

January 18, 2013 – Emily Dawson

Emily Dawson works at King’s College London (Department of Education & Professional Studies) and University College London (Department of Science & Technology Studies) doing a mixture of research and teaching on public engagement with science and science in society subjects. The following is a guest blog that Emily has prepared for Involve. One of the…

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Involve’s PASC presentation

November 20, 2012 – Kaitlyn Pisaruk

Simon Burall has presented in parliament on Public Engagement in Policy Making. To view the video from the inquiry, please click here. Please see Involve's earlier blog post regarding the evidence here. To download Involve's PASC evidence submission, please click here. Image credit: ILoveMyPiccolo

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Involve submits evidence to PASC inquiry

November 19, 2012 – Simon Burall

Tomorrow I will be presenting at the PASC inquiry on Public Engagement in Policy Making, along with Mike Bracken from Government Digital Service and Professor Nigel Shadbolt from Southampton University. This second evidence session in the Committee’s inquiry into public engagement will provide an opportunity to explore the Government’s practical proposals for the implementation of…

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The Other Duty

September 14, 2011 – Edward Andersson

Edward Andersson wonders if we've focused on the wrong duty. Should we worry about losing the Duty to Prepare Sustainable Community Strategies? Much has been written on this website and others about the Duty to Involve and its repeal. However as I pointed out in one of my previous blog there is much besides the…

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Less involvement -more consultation?

September 2, 2011 – Edward Andersson

Edward Andersson reflects on what the new version of the Best Value Statuary Guidance means for engagement and consultation. The government has now developed its new Best Value Statutory Guidance  to replace the 2008 statutory guidance "Creating Strong, Safe and Prosperous Communities". The new guidance is a very short document and the government has retained…

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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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