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Benjamin Welby
Works at Hull City Council
Attended University of Birmingham
Lives in York, UK
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This is the final entry in a series of blogposts unpacking my opinions about the local government digital service debate. In the first post I set out my opinion that a single entity with the mandate and resource to address the common needs of the public…
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In this series of blogposts I’m unpacking my opinions about the local government digital service debate. In the first post I set out my opinion that a single entity with the mandate and resource to address the common needs of the public is overdue and in…
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I think local government would benefit hugely from a disruptive approach to providing digital services and meeting user needs. I’ve thought this for some time. This is the first of a series of blogposts where I unpack why I think what I think; the second…
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Thursday 23rd May 2013 We started the day with breakfast at 3rd Place, which had come highly recommended by the Lonely Planet. Christine had a light breakfast, which was delicious but left her wanting more; I didn’t make such a novice mistake and enjoyed…
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Tuesday 21st May 2013 Whakarewarewa Thermal Village In the morning we visited the community at Whakarewarewa, a Maori village that demonstrates how geothermal energy can be used in daily life. We took a guided tour of the village and saw how steam from…
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Friday 24th May 2013 We had originally planned to be in Taupo by now, and had thought today would have been a good day for the Tongariro Crossing but last week we discovered that we could get tickets for one of the marquee fixtures in the Super XV…
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Wednesday 22nd May 2013 In the morning we drove up and around Lake Tarawera – it was a lovely sunny morning to watch the clouds roll over Mount Tarawera (the volcano that erupted in 1886). [slickr-flickr tag="laketarawera"] On the way we had stopped…
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Monday 20th May 2013 Today was packed! Rotorua Canopy Tour We started the day being picked up by the Rotorua Canopy Tour minibus. The canopy tour was a relatively new addition to the line up of things to do in Rotorua but it wasn’t hard to see why it had…
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    Local Government Officer, present
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York, UK
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Yorkshire & Devon - Cambridge, UK - Bristol, UK - Bradford, UK - Hatherleigh, UK - York, UK - Freetown, Sierra Leone - Kabartonjo, Kenya
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 I live and church in York with my wife (@fordface), I work in Hull for the Council and visit Bradford to watch Bantams
Education
  • University of Birmingham
    MSc - Public Administration, 2008 - 2010
  • University of York
    MA - Post-War Recovery Studies, 2006 - 2007
  • University of York
    BA - History, 2003 - 2006
  • Shebbear College
    1995 - 2002
  • Hatherleigh Primary School
    1995 - 1995
  • Ryan Middle School
    1993 - 1995
  • St Stephen's First School
    1989 - 1993
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