Number 10 Downing Street's defunct e-petition site will soon find a new home in the government's Directgov website, which is currently under review and is likely to be replaced within the next year. Labour MP Diana Johnson asked the Leader of the House of Commons and Tory MP George Young when British citizens would be be able to …
They didn't listen to us then; they're not going to listen to us now.
... it gives the People a forum where they can cry out in the belief that someone, somewhere in Government, will hear their pleas and actually give a shit instead of going ahead and doing whatever they want...
In other words:
Distracts the People from the process of giving up on The Government and taking direct action, like they should when 'governed' by liars and thieves aka What Western Democracy Boils Down To.
Keep it simple
Also accessible by: gov.uk
Could we have an analysis done on...
How many idea's were submitted.
How many idea's were read?
How many idea's were debated?
How many idea's made it into law?
How much money it all cost
Here's Your Analysis
How many idea's were submitted. - LOADS
How many idea's were read? - VERY FEW
How many idea's were debated? - NONE
How many idea's made it into law? - NONE
How much money it all cost - SHIT LOADS
Standard naming conventions?
"It's unclear if the prototype could eventually be morphed into the Directgov brand, or if the government's strategy boutique will be enlisted to come up with a new name."
Alphagov, betagov and finally...
Does it eventually get replaced with BetaGov?
No ! It only gets replaced by NuGov which is no Beta than Alpha !
Chocolate Chip ?
I hope their new site will conform to the ludicrous cookie legislation they have enacted !
Petition to stop petitions
They refused my petition to stop the use of petitions :)
A formal debate for anything with more than 100,000 signatures?
Ah well, that's Parliament tied up debating EU membership, petrol prices and the death penalty in perpetuity then.
Actually, would that be a bad thing?
Single online presence
<<"Alphagov is a working title – if the project is developed, a permanent name for the single online presence for government would be decided," said the Cabinet Office.>>
Well wtf is gov.uk?
Why don't just do it and change it to all to www.gov.uk ?
To so obsessed in doing that away.
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