Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Your views are important to us

The government's first attempt at crowd-sourcing policy has ended with every Whitehall department rejecting the public's ideas, or claiming them as endorsement of existing plans.

More than 9,500 comments were published on the Programme for Government website, which was launched on 20 May, days after the formation of the coalition.

Whitehall departments published their responses late last week to no fanfare, revealing as they did that not one policy will be changed as a result of the exercise.

Via "The Register". If you look hard enough, you can see a coded message from our (only just) elected overlords. Fortunately the code's quite easy to crack:

con + insult = consult