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Posts Tagged ‘consultation’

Local data and the Data.gov.uk site


In January the data.gov.uk site was launched at an event at the Guardian’s headquarters in London. For the unitiated, this site is the government’s attemp, under the guidance of World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt, to take data that is in the hands of the government and make it available […]

Be Heard consultations database for Birmingham


Today sees the launch of  www.birminghambeheard.org.uk. It’s a website which allows you to explore the various public consultations that have taken place or are happening in the city. For the first time, information about what consultations are being planned and have been undertaken, what people have said and what impact their views have had on […]

Warwick Road Enhancements: Faultless use of social media for consultation?


So how do you incorporate social media without making one single mistake? Easy; don’t incorporate it at all. First of all here’s what this post is all about: Birmingham City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, and Centro (the West Midlands transport authority) are currently working in partnership to improve the A41 Warwick Road route.  The […]