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.
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.
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.
Plans to create an expensive database of electors are to be abandoned.
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.
A transcript of a speech by Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director, during a transparency event on 7 July with Cabinet Minister Francis Maude.
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.
Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, speech at the CBI and Management Today Annual Business Summit, 28 June 2011.
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.
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.