Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, has won this year’s “Better Information from Government” award from top UK companies for the progress he has made in making government data, such as that on crime, schools and public spending, more transparent.
Pledge to make more data available on UK aid budget and ring-fence funding to support transparency in developing countries.
The Cabinet Office has published an independent review of the impact of transparency on privacy.
Plans for a single Government web domain, which would radically reduce the current bureaucracy surrounding Government websites and improve the user experience has moved a step closer.
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.
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