Innovative thinking

Coming soon to a screen near you!

January 23rd 1985 was an historic day for citizen engagement when proceedings in the House of Lords were televised for the first time. Earl Stockton (formerly Harold MacMillan) gave a show-stealing critique of Government economic policies and the live broadcast of politics was here to stay. Traditionally there has always been a public gallery and for ...


LGA and other musings

It’s already my third month at Public-i and I’m no longer the new kid on the block. In fact we’ve welcomed Kisoran, Tim and Sarah since I started not forgetting Debbie’s return after the birth of her daughter. With more due to start in the next few months Public-i definitely qualifies as a growing business. ...


Epping Forest District Council and electronic communications in 2015

The Local Government (Electronic Communications) Order (England) 2015, which enables the use of electronic communications to local authority members, will come into force on the 30th January. The process for updated legislation started in July 2012 when Simon Hill, Assistant Director: Governance and Performance Management at Epping Forest District Council researched the legal implications of sending ...