Francis Maude and Edward Davey have outlined plans for a new Public Data Corporation.
The Government has today published detailed spending data allowing the public to see for the first time how money is spent and hold politicians to account.
Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the head of the civil service, the Cabinet Secretary Gus O’Donnell have launched business plans that set out in detail the work of Government for the next four years.
The Government has relaxed current licensing provisions on public sector information, making it faster and easier for developers and entrepreneurs to re-use it.
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.
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.
As part of its ongoing drive to open up government to greater scrutiny, the Cabinet Office has published new details, some of which has never been in the public domain before, about special advisers and civil servants working at the centre of government.