Do public consultations work? The case of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill

@inproceedings{Kaehne2016DoPC,
  title={Do public consultations work? The case of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill},
  author={Axel Kaehne and Helen Taylor},
  year={2016}
}
Conducting a public consultation is a popular way to draw on wider expertise in framing legislation in the UK. In Wales, low scrutinising capacity of a relatively small legislative chamber and limited civil service resources to prepare legislation may contribute to the popularity of consultations. Public consultations may also resonate with themes of inclusion and participation in Welsh governance. The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill was the first large legislative project of the… CONTINUE READING