Response 491058930

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About You

1. What is your name?

Name (Required)
Bruce Lloyd

2. What is your email address?

Email
brucelloydg@aol.com

Engaging with Parliament

7. How effective are online petitions as a means of getting involved in politics?

Comment:
useful

Direct democracy

9. Should citizens have more direct input into the political decision-making process, and if so, what would be the most effective way of doing this online?

Comment:
any way that bypasses the generally sensational traditional media ... even TV encourages confrontation in the name of good TV!

10. Would crowd-sourcing be a useful addition to the consultative process?

Comment:
possibly

Facilitating dialogue

11. Is there a role for Parliament in facilitating dialogue amongst citizens about political issues?

Comment:
possibly ... for example any laws sound be written in such a way that citizens can understand them and that they avoid legal jargon etc.