6. INCORPORATING REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES INTO POLICY MAKING TOOLKIT (SUB-NATIONAL)

Cabinet Office of the Dy. Prime Minister, 2002

WHAT IS IT?

¢    Policymaking is informed by a proper understanding of regional issues and priorities

¢    Practical resource to support new thinking an a set of ideas and techniques to design better policymaking processes.

¢    Toolkit contains exercises to promote learning, encourage successful working and promote integrated policy development

 

WHAT DOES IS SAY?

¢    It highlighted seven building blocks of sound policy development, lead to long-term joined-up success.

¢    Culture

¢    Mapping needs

¢    Strategic fit

¢    Networks and Communication

¢    Project planning and accountability

¢    Organizational Capacity

¢    Evaluation and feedback

 

HOW IS IT USED?

¢    Explores building blocks in more depth and provides prompts, exercises and ideas to engage regions in policy making

 

¢    It has two sections

l     Sec-1- Diagnostic checklist to rate regional or departmental performance against these seven building blocks and to help you focus on areas where development is most needed.

 

l     Sec-2 – Develops action-oriented exercises for each of the building blocks

 

         Potential barriers to outward looking

         Regional and Central exercises

         To establish good foundations

         Developing a specific new policy

 

Cabinet Office of the Dy. Prime Minister, 2002

 

 

WHEN SHOULD IT BE USED?

         Used at three stages of policy making process

         New policy initiative

         Reviewing and updating established policy

         Quick initiatives responding to crisis events and public concerns.

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