Consultation is two-way communication. It’s about involving people to gain an understanding of their ideas, views, concerns and opinions. By acting on the results, we can ensure the development of policy, service design and service improvement reflects their needs and aspirations. The Observatory co-ordinates the Council’s consultation work, managing the ‘Ask Warwickshire’ consultation and engagement tool. We also provide advice and support for other organisations and individuals wanting to carry out consultation, including all aspects of survey work and the use of specialist survey software.
Stratford District Council have recently published the results of the residents survey that was carried out across the District in 2014. Simon Purfield, Consultation & Insight Manager at Stratford District Council, outlines the background to the work: “The Residents’ Survey is used to measure what people think of the area in which they live, what […]
We have just published our latest newsletter which provides an overview of some of the projects we are working on and links to further details where they are available. As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think. If you would like more regular updates just enter your email address […]
We appreciate the need to engage and consult with our residents in new ways. Social media has provided a much broader range of opportunities for people to get involved in local democracy, and the Ask Warwickshire project is designed to help raise awareness of the many ways that residents can now share their views on subjects affecting […]