Examples

Which? Conversation: Is switching painful or painless for you?

Nice example of digital outreach: a little post ‘by the minister’, on a third party side, written in clear language, … Read more » – Which? Conversation: Is switching painful or painless for you?

Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver

The City of Vancouver, Canada is trying to involve local residents, businesses and visitors in shaping a vision for the … Read more » – Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver

Higher Education Funding – National Assembly hosts web-chat with students

The National Assembly for Wales hosted a web chat with students, using Google Hangouts, to gather the views of students … Read more » – Higher Education Funding – National Assembly hosts web-chat with students

Manchester Fire & Rescue Service: Consultation 2015

A simple way to open up a consultation about service provision to people who can’t make it to meetings or … Read more » – Manchester Fire & Rescue Service: Consultation 2015

Medical Innovation Bill: Does the fear of getting sued stop doctors from innovating?

A consultation site from the Dept of Health, inviting comments from practitioners and others about a draft Bill and their … Read more » – Medical Innovation Bill: Does the fear of getting sued stop doctors from innovating?

The Consumer Rights Bill | Improving Consumer Law

This is a fantastic example of online consultation around a policy with wide public interest – the rights of consumers … Read more » – The Consumer Rights Bill | Improving Consumer Law

Smarter Guidance and Data: Defra

Defra are running a long-term consultation project to identify and simplify environmental regulation, combining a public site inviting comments, with … Read more » – Smarter Guidance and Data: Defra

Code of Practice consultation – data.gov.uk

The team working on central government’s open data store, data.gov.uk, are consulting on the code of practice using an interesting … Read more » – Code of Practice consultation – data.gov.uk

Open Policymaking | A Demsoc space on open policymaking and better consultation

The Democratic Society, together with the Cabinet Office, Involve and Guerilla Policy are running an interactive online project to explore … Read more » – Open Policymaking | A Demsoc space on open policymaking and better consultation

Engage for Education – Scottish Government

Engage for Education is a multi-purpose platform used to host online conversations with people across Scotland interested in education policy, … Read more » – Engage for Education – Scottish Government

Consultation on the supply of goods, services and digital content: BIS

BIS has developed a consultation on reforms to consumer rights which takes the full document and creates more accessible, shorter … Read more » – Consultation on the supply of goods, services and digital content: BIS

DCMS Communications Review Seminar Series

DCMS used a simple microsite to present papers for public comment alongside a programme of real-world seminars. After the seminars, … Read more » – DCMS Communications Review Seminar Series

Long term conditions: Department of Health

The Department of Health is using a consultation mini-site to source comments from people with an interest in the management … Read more » – Long term conditions: Department of Health

Geraldton 2029 and Beyond (Western Australia)

Edward Andersson of Involve cites this example of a hybrid online and offline process to determine the vision for a … Read more » – Geraldton 2029 and Beyond (Western Australia)

Avon & Somerset Police Authority Policing Priorities Summer 2011 consultation

Avon & Somerset Police Authority use Delib’s Citizen Space platform to host their online consultations, and put together an integrated … Read more » – Avon & Somerset Police Authority Policing Priorities Summer 2011 consultation

Overseas Territories Consultation – FCO

The FCO’s consultation on the UK Overseas Territories set out six key questions for public comment. Respondents could also reply … Read more » – Overseas Territories Consultation – FCO

Local Government transparency – draft guidance on data publishing

The Local Government Association published some of its technical guidance for local authorities in ‘commentable’ format, enabling local authorities and … Read more » – Local Government transparency – draft guidance on data publishing

Mob rule: Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

Some things just re-write the rule book. When the financial crisis hit sweeping all before it Iceland simply pulled up … Read more » – Mob rule: Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

Credit and store card consultation (BIS)

The credit and store card consultation [archived] was about raising awareness as well as seeking new ideas from stakeholders and … Read more » – Credit and store card consultation (BIS)

Let’s talk Newcastle

Online engagement and consultation platform from Newcastle City Council incorporating Twitter, Facebook and YouTube feeds.

Thames Tunnel consultation

Thames Water consulted on the development of a new sewer system to prevent sewage spilling into the Thames river. It … Read more » – Thames Tunnel consultation

Science and Society Consultation

Now archived, this consultation launched in July 2008 set out a proposed vision for Science and Society and outlined some … Read more » – Science and Society Consultation

Balance your Bobbies

North Wales Police are using Balance your Bobbies in a similar way to how local authorities have been using simple … Read more » – Balance your Bobbies