The Council of 2045

Ideas from “The Council of 2045” workshop at #notwestminster 2015, hosted by Chris Naylor.

Chris Naylor at #notwestminster
Chris Naylor at #notwestminster – photo NotWestminster (16 of 30) by Anthony Mckeown

Workshop challenge

Building strong communities who support and are supported by their local council requires cooperation, trust, empathy and the willingness to share power. Imagine that in 2025 local government has been entirely cut off from Westminster. How will diverse groups, with conflicting interests, cooperate so that they can make important decisions?

The three ideas

Flag created by Juan Pablo Bravo from The Noun Project

  1. Digital can simplify and make managing services easier.
  2. Digital can help share passion and promote valued services.
  3. Dialogue online about a more collaborative approach.

Want to join us in working on one or more of these ideas?
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2025 workshop placard






One thought on “The Council of 2045

    […] with participants from across the UK (LGiU helped publicise – and contributed a workshop on The Council of 2045). The event cracked on at great pace and crackled with energy: lightning talks, the ideas bazaar, […]


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