If the Design Council is to undergo a fair and impartial review of its ’future role and status’, then surely a council member is not the person to lead that review.
Any review should be conducted by an individual well outside the council chambers, in the most transparent and consultative way possible.
Opinion-gathering will also be affected by the September deadline, which leaves little time for meaningful consultation. Anybody needing to know more should visit the relevant website:
Richard Eisermann, Director, Prospect, by e-mail