Designing Assembly Membership

By Houda Davis, Involve Over the last Sprint, I have been on a journey through academic and practice literature on deliberative public engagement with a focus on popular assemblies. I have been particularly interested in what NHS Citizen might learn about how to form a broad, inclusive and representative membership, which actively supports participation beyond […]

Involve submits evidence to PASC inquiry

Simon Burall from Involve is in front of the Public Administration Select Committee tomorrow, along with Professor Nigel Shadbolt of Southampton University and Mike Bracken of the Government Digital Service talking about public engagement with policymaking. You can follow the session live from 9.30am This second evidence session in the Committee’s inquiry into public engagement […]

Duty to involve, meh

Involve ask, “should the duty to involve be repealed?” it’s a tricky question, and a few people have chipped in with thoughts in the comments. Here’s what I want: local government that opens up to people not grudgingly, but willingly; a political landscape where politicians engage in conversations with the public as much as name-calling […]