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News on the topic of Transparency

How should Government become even more open?

The open data consultation asks the public, businesses and other interested parties for their views on how we might enhance  a ‘right to data’ from public service providers and how providers might be held to account for delivering open data.

Tue, 02/08/2011

Civil Service Pension consultation launched

The Government’s plans to reform public service pensions, to ensure they remain sustainable for the future, have progressed further with the launch of a new consultation.

Thu, 28/07/2011

Big business urged to pass on prompt payments to SMEs

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has renewed the government’s pledge to increase support for Britain’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by calling on business to pay their bills promptly like Government.

Tue, 19/07/2011

£11 million saved as electors database plan abandoned

Plans to create an expensive database of electors are to be abandoned.

Mon, 18/07/2011

Francis Maude speech to mark the launch of new Government transparency commitments

Speech by Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude to mark the launch of new Government transparency commitments for key public services including health, education, justice and transport on 7 July 2011.

Thu, 07/07/2011

Sir Bruce Keogh speech at transparency event

A transcript of a speech by Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director, during a transparency event on 7 July with Cabinet Minister Francis Maude.

Thu, 07/07/2011

Government to publish new data on health, schools, courts and transport

As part of the Government’s continuing commitment to open up our public services and in advance of the Open Public Services White Paper, the Prime Minister today committed to publishing key data on the National Health Service, schools, criminal courts and transport.

Thu, 07/07/2011

CBI and Management Today speech

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, speech at the CBI and Management Today Annual Business Summit, 28 June 2011.

Tue, 28/06/2011

Government publishes response to COI review

The reform of the organisation of Government communications has been announced. The changes, which will lead to the closure of the Central Office of Information (COI), will further improve the effectiveness and efficiency of government communications.

Thu, 23/06/2011

New Civil Service organisation charts released

The Government is publishing the most comprehensive organisation charts of the UK Civil Service ever released online, taking another step towards its goal of being the most transparent government in the world and opening up the structure of the Civil Service to public scrutiny.

Thu, 16/06/2011

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