GOWM: Bits for The Government Office for the West Midlands
"The officials from Santa Clara also have a few words of advice for
their UK counterparts, suggesting a culture change in government might
"You need a strategy for e-democracy," said Mr Ajmani. "You need to get the public involved in decision-making. This takes a very long time for elected people to be comfortable with.""
Involving people? Sounds like a job for blogs :-)