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Reply to Consultations

This campaign tip (no. 113) was published on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
"What's the point in answering this consultation" you may ask. "They've decided anyway and they're just looking to tic a box". Well - you may be right, but perhaps there are other reasons to answer ...

Answering a consultation makes you think. It makes you consider the item being consulted on from the consultation runner's perspective. And if it's not an anonymous consultation, it gets your name in there as an interested party to ask (and perhaps listen to) in the future.

And even if the consultation was just a box ticking exercise, if you write in a good answer to the comments box, and if you thank the reader for taking your input, you might even be surprised!
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Contact details

These pages are written by Graham Ellis of Melksham, Wiltshire. Overlapping a life in IT and IT training, with running a hotel and campaigning for improved public transport, Graham has never been quiet - though he's starting to wind down gently now. He no longer takes overnight guests and has stepped doen from the "Community Rail Officer" role which he accidentally aquired. So he now has more time to write pages such as these and to travel in the UK. He'll be delighted to speak with your group or take a look through your case or camapaign, but be alerted that his time is not limitless even now, and he still has to keep the wolf from the door.

Postal: 48, Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Phonal: 01225 708225
Emailal: graham -at- wellho.net
Or reach me on the Coffee Shop Forum (User Grahame) facilities


What a difference a campaign makes!

It probably wouldn't have happened without a strong community campaign with which I have been involved. Most days through 2019 I'll be sharing a thought, an idea, a way of working or an experience. Come back here for the links. Discussions via the Coffee Shop Forum - Graham Ellis, 31st December 2018


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