News on the topic of Transparency

Ministers forge ahead with transparency agenda

The Government took another important step in the new era of transparency today as it published details of hospitality and gifts received by ministers and special advisers, ministerial meetings with external organisations and all overseas trips by ministers across government.

Thu, 28/10/2010

New structure charts give insight into organisation of Government

The Government has published new details about civil servants working at the heart of government as part of its ongoing drive to make the Government more accountable.

Fri, 15/10/2010

Government removes barrier to public data use

The Government has relaxed current licensing provisions on public sector information, making it faster and easier for developers and entrepreneurs to re-use it.

Thu, 30/09/2010

Our response to public comments on government transparency

Response to the issues raised regarding to government transparency

Fri, 30/07/2010

Government responds to public’s comments on Programme for Government

Government departments have published their responses to comments made by the public on the Coalition’s Programme for Government.

Fri, 30/07/2010

Tell us which datasets you want released

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has today called for the British people to nominate which new government datasets they would like to see released on

Fri, 23/07/2010

Quango high earners revealed by the Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office has published details of everyone working in Non Departmental Public Bodies, also known as quangos, who earns more than £150,000.

Thu, 01/07/2010

“Send us your comments” says new Transparency Board

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has said that everyone will be invited to comment on new principles for transparency and open data and put forward new suggestions for data sets they want to see released.

Fri, 25/06/2010

Clamp down on Government websites to save millions

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has today pledged to scrap hundreds of unnecessary and expensive government websites and slash the cost of the remaining sites to save millions of pounds.

Thu, 24/06/2010

Martha Lane Fox appointed as UK Digital Champion

Martha Lane Fox will be the new ‘UK Digital Champion’. Her role will focus on encouraging as many people as possible to go online, and improving the convenience and efficiency of public services by driving online delivery.

Fri, 18/06/2010

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