As I write this post, COP27 in Egypt is well into its second week. Last weekend members of GoBike joined with friends from Pedal on Parliament and other organisations to wave banners emblazoned with the ‘This Machine Fights Climate Change’ slogan during a march through the streets of Edinburgh. We were there with thousands of others to take part in the Day of Global Action for Climate Justice.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 15, 18 November 2022: The one during COP27.”
There’s less than a month until the local elections on 5 May and lots of ways to get involved. Call on your candidates and on politicians to support action for cycling – there’s a special roundup of election actions you can take at the end of this digest.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 12, 8 April 2022: The one before the local elections.”
March-ing Orders & musical statues?
The Public Sector is getting close to its ‘end of year’ in March. That may explain why half a dozen new Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) have just been published. Also, an older Order was passed for 20mph on Byres Rd in the West End. A few TROs are for Spaces for People measures in Glasgow. Obviously, none of East Dunbartonshire’s TROs are for SfP (as the only mainland Scottish council not to put in a bid).
‘What do we want for our city’s front room?’ – asks the latest George Square consultation. Elsewhere, North Lanarkshire is sounding people out about two active travel hubs and East Renfrewshire is sticking to its guns.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (Local) Issue 106, 17 February 2022”
In my nearly 20 years of policy work, I’ve never known a time where there have been so many major consultations live at the same time. It’s time to get busy – plus there’s the local elections on 5 May, now less than 100 days away.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 10, 28 Jan 2022: The one with the carrots”
We are a few month’s into the current parliamentary term and here come the consultations on government policy. I expect quite a few over the coming months. The 4th National Planning Framework is the main focus of this digest with two live consultations – from the Government and from a Parliamentary Committee.Continue reading “Consultation Digest (National) Issue 9, 10 Dec 2021: The one after the Budget”
Just in, latest news from Connecting Woodside, see: https://connectingwoodside.commonplace.is/news/2019/08/12/connecting-woodside-latest-consultationsContinue reading “Consultation Extra: Glasgow, Connecting Woodside: Consultation Events, 15 and 27 August!”
Quite a concentration on parking in this issue, with waiting/loading restrictions proposed for Bearsden, Laurieston and University Avenue, but also important access proposals for 6 schools in Glasgow plus an update on the workplace parking levy and measures to reduce congestion in Glasgow City Centre. Where would we be without car parking? Do read on ….Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 35, 28 May 2019 with some new feedback, but no new consultations, giving you time to respond to the issues that are still current”
News in from Derek Y, one of our sources on what’s happening in South Lanarkshire:
Message from South Lanarkshire Council about consultation for Cambuslang/Rutherglen:Continue reading “Consultation Extra: South Lanarkshire Survey, closes 14 April, for all of you who live, work or travel in Cambuslang or Rutherglen”
Publishing a little late but hey, it’s school holidays, less traffic on the streets and, apart from that, your Digest author has been otherwise engaged. We have all sorts for you in this issue, so do please read on.Continue reading “Consultation Digest Issue 31, 04 April 2019 featuring Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire”
Received just this afternoon, at 18:01 from a poor soul working late on a Friday, an email from Glasgow City Council:
‘MESSAGE SENT ON BEHALF OF CHRISTINE FRANCIS
HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICES, NEIGHBOURHOODS & SUSTAINABILITY
NORTH CITY WAY PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENT – 03 April 2019