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.
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.
The Government has relaxed current licensing provisions on public sector information, making it faster and easier for developers and entrepreneurs to re-use it.
Response to the issues raised regarding to government transparency
Government departments have published their responses to comments made by the public on the Coalition’s Programme for Government.
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 data.gov.uk.
The Cabinet Office has published details of everyone working in Non Departmental Public Bodies, also known as quangos, who earns more than £150,000.
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.
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.
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.