Round table discussion in Liverpool: summary
The Speaker finished a digital democracy related visit to Liverpool with a panel-based discussion and question time with staff and volunteers from Everton in the Community, the charity of Everton FC.
Summary of discussion:
- Electronic voting
The consensus from the discussion was that the UK can’t carry on with the traditional form of voting and that dramatic change was needed.
- Digital divide
The group discussed lessons which could be learnt from retailers on how people were accessing data.
- Local Authorities
The group focused on how Local Authories have been trying to engage using tablet friendly websites and tools.
The group discussed ideas for co-production and using people and partners to develop joint products and projects.