Exactly how digital do we need our leaders to be?

This is a cross post with Catherine's own blog. To read the original go here. I have had a fascinating week – firstly at the LGA Annual Conference and then at an APCC event to brief Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates (other briefings included Sir Hugh Orde and the heads of both SOCA and the new NCA so it was an ...


After the Local Government Association conference: A few thoughts

Well it's been a busy and exciting few days for Public-i. I expect that Catherine will want to say something more considered when she has time but I thought it might be worth dashing down a few thoughts on our conference and the LGA in general... The conversation about the conversation is growing: We've come a ...


How many councillors tweet?

Update: As you'll see here we've had to revise the numbers for Birmingham City Council. The maps and numbers should now reflect higher figures for the city council.) At the LGA conference on Wednesday (1pm) we'll be holding a short session about Twitter, entitled 'Anyone can use Twitter. The question is why should you?' It's just ...