Digital tools for democratic participation: Report


This report, by mySociety and Democratic Society, examines the role digital tools can have in helping democratic participation in local government, and the obstacles to success.

The report considers how digital tools may help local authorities create more effective communication and collaboration, but importantly, also examines the downsides and potential issues in implementing some of these approaches, demonstrating how the context around their implementation is key.

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The digital tools report can be downloaded as a PDF or read online.

This report has been written as a companion paper to a literature review of academic research on digital public engagement.

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