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Escaping the Green Belt

Created on 30 September 2015. Posted in Our blog

... across introduce new rules for any building that takes place on land previous allocated as green belt. This could include the guarantee of gardens for all developments, protected parks, meadows and other ...

Taking it offline

Created on 27 May 2015. Posted in Our blog

... said, when done well, in-person meetings can significantly solidify relationships between individuals and make sure things actually get done. The day I realised that people, not processes and rules, got ...

2015 will be the year of…

Created on 14 January 2015. Posted in Our blog

... by introducing sensors which talk to a central system and direct actions based on simple rules; were this to be rolled out at scale the possibilities are enormous. However, this involves a significant ...

Tattoos are a choice you will need to live with

Created on 18 August 2014. Posted in Our blog

Billy Connolly once relayed the story of the moment he got his first tattoo, when the tattoo artist looked up at him after the first stroke: “that’s brilliant,” Connolly was told, “now there’s one more ...

talkSPORT and the centralised country

Created on 16 July 2014. Posted in Our blog

... stations, being a world beater, perhaps we are just a country that prefers to be centralised, to have one government and one set of rules for us all to follow. And if so, perhaps we should start to be ...

Central - Local 4: The Public Sector Transformation Network

Created on 06 December 2013. Posted in Our blog

... faced numerous bureaucratic obstacles. Perfectly reasonable rules that make sense in one organisation don’t naturally lend themselves to collaboration across agencies. Aside from the policy and delivery ...

Local – Central 3: Sharing the policy making process

Created on 23 November 2013. Posted in Our blog

... sure that whether it is housing regulations, pension rules, grant settlement formulas, complex reforms to social care or any number of other things the design and policy making could be done in real partnership ...

In the grim darkness of the far future...

Created on 03 October 2013. Posted in Our blog

... by people, they will be made through a massively crowdsourced system incorporating hard and fast rules as well as direct input from local residents. This will take any ambiguity and personal opinions of ...

The Freedom of ‘Lazy Journalism’ Act

Created on 20 March 2013. Posted in Our blog

... council keep documentation which outlines the  rules governing  the flying of flags and or the number of occasions where flags have been flown Can the council please state on how many occasions it has ...

Do as I say, not as I mean

Created on 20 March 2013. Posted in Our blog

... with the fact that my entire job is about helping the public I’m only following the rules I’m refusing to use common sense or press for the rules to change, regardless of how ridiculous they are ...