e-democ / e-gov

Wheel reinvented

I want to say something positive… I really really do.

But what can you say when along comes as site like ?

Of course it's a good idea but it's already been done much better by… the successor to

Can WriteToThem learn anything from this site?

  • The site does provide a link to the local authorities website, a good idea methinks.
  • There is also a slim but useful section on what councillors do, what kind of people they are and so on.

What should have happened?

MySociety (who built WriteToThem) is government funded. So was, why replicate the work? Those behind the should have just pushed the postcode lookup onto the WriteToThem engine – save the money spent for something else.