Public Administration Committee - Second Report
Public engagement in policy-making

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 21 May 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Why involve the citizen in policy-making?

The current approach to policy-making

3 Involving the citizen and experts from outside government in policy-making

Ministers and the Civil Service

Implementing new techniques in policy-making

4 Addressing the risks

Inclusion, representation and vested interests

Managing expectation about public engagement

Public appetite

5 The role of digital technology

Making the most of digital technology

The limitations of digital: other forms of engagement

6 Measuring success

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and Written Evidence

13 November 2012

20 November 2012

28 November 2012

Written Evidence

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