We have all seen illustrations of the ‘ladder of participation’ and similar ideas. This Flickr page by someone called Tim Bonnemann gathers together lots and lots of them.
Following ClimateXChange’s project on citizens juries Dr Jen Roberts and Dr Ruth Lightbody have reviewed ten similar projects to understand how witnesses are being involved in different ways. The report looks at a range of issues relating to the expert … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has published the draft guidance for the Participation Request part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, following consultations. Regulations and guidance are needed to fill in the detail of how the Participation Request mechanism as set out in Part 3 of … Continue reading
According to Holyrood magazine, the Scottish Health Council “had a torrid time in front of MSPs” at a Health and Sport committee meeting. The Council, which sits in Healthcare Improvement Scotland, was set up to improve the involvement of patients … Continue reading
Communities Matter is a new suite of training and development support by the Scottish Community Development Centre for community organisations and people working with communities. It includes: The Community Empowerment Act and the opportunities for communities Planning for success: an introduction to … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has set out 20 proposals for changing the planning system and launched a public consultation that runs until 4 April 2017, as a step towards a new planning bill, to be brought forward this year. This follows an … Continue reading