Personal blogging by Steph Gray, former digital agency founder and erstwhile bureaucrat


Fixing consultation

July 17, 2012

Interesting news today from the Cabinet Office, who issued their three-page Consultation Principles (embedded below), with the accompanying explanation: The Government is improving the way it consults by adopting a more proportionate and targeted approach, so that the type and scale of engagement is proportional to the potential impacts of the proposal. The emphasis is…

Public Appointments by RSS

February 6, 2010

In the words of Directgov: A public appointment is an appointment to the board of a public body or to a government committee. Around 18,500 men and women hold a public appointment. The public bodies involved are quite important, including health trusts, museum boards and regulators, some demanding specialist skills in law or social work,…