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The Prime Minister’s e-Petition: One Year On

Date & Time:
14:30:00 - 17:00:00,
Wednesday 30 January, 2008


A symposium on Downing Street’s E-Petitions initiative, jointly organised by the New Political Communication Unit, Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford.

We’re now at the first anniversary of the e-petitions site, which launched November 15, 2007. In addition, February 20, 2008 will mark the anniversary of the petition (signed by 1.8 million citizens) against the government’s proposed road pricing scheme.

This symposium will provide an opportunity to reflect on the e-petitions initiative’s successes and challenges. The gathering will include a range of scholars, practitioners and commentators.

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  • Name: Jimmy Leach
  • Affiliation: Director of Digital Communications, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Role: Keynote Speaker
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