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ePetitions in Lambeth 18 March 2011 Välkommen till  London Borough of Lambeth!
Summary <ul><li>Building an ePetition system </li></ul><ul><li>Deciding procedures and principles </li></ul><ul><li>Who us...
Building an ePetitions system <ul><li>The situation in Lambeth </li></ul><ul><li>Buy a complete system </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Deciding procedures and principles <ul><li>Who could sign a petition? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we confirm their identity? ...
Who uses ePetitions? <ul><li>The system was launched in January 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>34 Live petitions to date </li></ul...
Lessons Learnt <ul><li>Internal Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>External Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>New product - Continuous ...
The Future <ul><li>Social media – growing in importance </li></ul><ul><li>Further small changes to system </li></ul><ul><l...
Thank you – any questions? Contact Details: Matthew Mannion Democratic Services Team Leader mmannion@lambeth.gov.uk  Telep...
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ePetitions in Lambeth

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Update from Lambeth Dem Services relating to their local ePetition system progress

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ePetitions in Lambeth

  1. 1. ePetitions in Lambeth 18 March 2011 Välkommen till London Borough of Lambeth!
  2. 2. Summary <ul><li>Building an ePetition system </li></ul><ul><li>Deciding procedures and principles </li></ul><ul><li>Who uses ePetitions? </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons Learnt </li></ul><ul><li>The Future </li></ul>
  3. 3. Building an ePetitions system <ul><li>The situation in Lambeth </li></ul><ul><li>Buy a complete system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No money </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use an open source system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No IT support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Persuade existing supplier to develop system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Modern.gov agreed to develop system </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Deciding procedures and principles <ul><li>Who could sign a petition? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we confirm their identity? </li></ul><ul><li>How long can a petition stay live? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And what information goes on the web? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who clears/sees petitions </li></ul><ul><li>What can a petition be about? </li></ul><ul><li>A need to create a guidance document and web info for the public </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who uses ePetitions? <ul><li>The system was launched in January 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>34 Live petitions to date </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus similar number rejected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper petitions are also now in the system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Councillors/Cabinet, Public </li></ul><ul><li>Small local petitions  wide policy issues </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lessons Learnt <ul><li>Internal Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>External Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>New product - Continuous development </li></ul><ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Future <ul><li>Social media – growing in importance </li></ul><ul><li>Further small changes to system </li></ul><ul><li>Petition Scheme </li></ul>
  8. 8. Thank you – any questions? Contact Details: Matthew Mannion Democratic Services Team Leader mmannion@lambeth.gov.uk Telephone +44 (0)20 7926 2225

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