6 months ago
Have you participated in a planning consultation before?
If you answered no, why haven’t you participated in a planning consultation before? Select one of more options.
• I have never been asked
• There is no point as my opinion is never taken into account
How did you hear about this Quality of Life Consultation?
• Social media
How do you think community consultation can be made more inclusive?
Offering incentive to answer it, options to answer over the phone/on paper/in person
What are the benefits of participating in community consultation? Please tick all that apply
• It enables me to contribute to shaping my area
• It gives me a sense of empowerment
• I feel heard
• I feel a sense of ownership towards my neighbourhood
• I feel a part of the community
What do you think are the benefits of doing community consultation online?
• Ability to use assistive technology
What do you think are the benefits of doing community consultation face to face?
• Ability to ask for more information and have things explained to me
• Feel part of a community
• Hear about the opinions of other people
• Doesn’t require access to a computer or internet
How would you prefer us to consult you on planning decisions?
Either depending on which is more convenient
Do you think you should be allowed to express your opinion on planning in one part of your town even if you live in another part?
Do you think it is important that you are given the opportunity to comment on planning proposals that are?
within my county/city
Did you use Google to translate [word for speaking out loud]? If so, did you find the translation useful?
No, I don't understand
What do you consider to be your neighbourhood?
Somewhere I can walk or cycle to within 30 minutes
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10 months ago
• Discussed directly with Project Coordinator
Transparency of information: this is not limited to legible drawings and presentations on proposals, but more importantly Planning Policy and the criteria and processes by which local decisions are taken needs to be exposed and made clear and transparent. There is obfuscation deliberately to shield decision makers from negative outcomes and the general public are becoming more aware of this.
within my country
How could your experience of digital planning consultation be made better?
The same point as above - information needs to be presented in a transparent and legible way, and the background behind proposals and design criteria should also be explained.
Somewhere I can get to on foot or wheelchair in fifteen minutes
about 1 year ago
• University Unit
make it easy for community members to participate
within 5 miles away from my home
continuous engagement through different stages of a project. continous link
• Link sent to people I know
within 10 miles away from my home
Somewhere I can get to on foot or wheelchair in ten minutes
• Word of mouth
By reaching out to people on social media.
I did not use google to translate.