Model of e-Petition process


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My view of the consensus that seems to have built up about how e-petitions should work

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Model of e-Petition process

  1. 1. Idealisation of an online petitioning system Designed to integrate with democratic representation and government processes 2009 Version, highlighting data collection points. ‘?’s mark optional features 1: Initiation Submit  Draft Petition (Informal) advice over Referred on wording EU, Petitioner Region, Officers Govern- Withdrawn, Petition ment or merged categorised with related location Issue resolved Denied marked expiry dated external links? ? Reps 2: Input & Dialogue ? Publish (automatic)  Collect Logged Signatures publicly and Citizens (and comments?) reason given Online debate +  Close Petitioner moderation Officers (automatic) 3: Submission Issue Prepare resolved supporting reportsCould be informal processes Submission Withdrawn to council  4: Feedback & Outcome Petitioner Officers Comment  Debate Formal Feed- Scheduled discussion, back to from petition & webcast petition owner Advertised etc owner Conclusions published  5. Ongoing Representatives impact Citizens ©2009 ITC, by Peter Cruickshank/ Free to reproduce with attribution for non-commercial purposes