The Cabinet Office organised a National Workshop to which 76 members of the public were invited to discuss the Draft Legislative Programme.
The event provided a valuable opportunity to ask members of the public to do three specific things which were:
Details about the workshop, including the agenda and presentations can be found here: Mori report [PDF 2.6MB, 49 pages]
Feedback from the event was included in The Government's Legislative Programme – Taking a Wider View [PDF 533KB, 32 pages] which was published on 14 November 2007. The key messages from the workshop were that members of the public wanted Government to take a leadership role but they did want the right people also to have an opportunity to have a say in decisions about new laws. Attendees thought that the best time to be involved in the process were at the early stages when they could really influence decisions and also in reviewing the impact of legislation once it had been introduced.