Category Archives: Democracy

Citizens Assembly

Participatory Democracy

I was recently asked by a resident how I would approach decision making and communicating with constituents if I were elected. It’s a really good question. For the resident the question had arisen following a decision by the town council last year to prevent dogs being allowed off the lead in John Coles Park. This […]

Maud Heath's Causeway

Seventh Generation Decision Making

I’ve recently come across the work of philosopher Roman Krznaric and his excellent book The Good Ancestor. An idea that particularly struck home was the concept of Seventh Generation Decision making and the value of Deep Stewardship. In our fast moving world if you were to ask a career politician to make major policy decisions […]