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Organisations sign ADR Pledge

“Scores of household names now back this triumph of common sense” The Times (Edward Fennell) about the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge, 14 November 2013  On Tuesday 12 November, CEDR launched with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) of New York the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge with a reception at BP’s […]

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Inquiry into Inquiries: Dr Karl Mackie gives evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee

Today CEDR’s Chief Executive Dr Karl Mackie CBE gave evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Inquiries Act 2005. He appeared with the Rt Hon. Peter Riddell CBE, Director, Institute for Government and is the fifth person to give evidence to the Select Committee. The session lasted for just over 2 hours, […]

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CEDR ‘Inquiry into Inquiries’ symposium: a summary

On Thursday 21 March CEDR held a symposium based around its ‘Inquiry into Inquiries’ Foundation project. The project looks at how we can extract the greatest public benefit from Public Inquiries, looking at areas like their design, process and what they can be expected to deliver. We recorded the day across a number of platforms, […]

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Inquiry into inquiries – ideas to take forward

Today’s ‘Inquiry into Inquiries’ symposium has been a fascinating and valuable day. We have been very lucky to spend time with today’s delegates who have come with fresh and innovative ideas about the current state of Public Inquiries and how they might adapt to meet the needs of future stakeholders. Our symposium included representatives from […]

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Do Inquiries provide good value for money? The £200million question

One of the most famous public inquiries in British history is the Saville Inquiry held into the “Bloody Sunday” killings in 1972. The Inquiry was commissioned in 1998 by then Prime Minister Tony Blair, and over the course of 13 years costs spiralled to an estimated final total of £200million, much of which is thought […]

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