News on the topic of Transparency

Better access to public sector information moves a step closer

The private sector and the open data community are to have greater influence over the release of public sector data to encourage the creation of high-value businesses and promote economic growth, the Government announced today.

Mon, 19/03/2012

Francis Maude speech to the Procurex Conference

 Francis Maude: "together we have started to transform the way Government does business"

Wed, 14/03/2012

Open Data Innovation Community - Francis Maude speech

Francis Maude: “there is no turning back on the digital age – the future is open”.

Tue, 13/03/2012

Public data means the UK is “open for business”

Francis Maude calls on a new generation of innovative entrepreneurs to join the open data revolution.

Tue, 13/03/2012

Information Commissioner’s Conference – Francis Maude keynote speech

Francis Maude: “there is a growing realisation that data is the new resource of the 21st Century”.

Tue, 06/03/2012

Behavioural Insights Team publish paper on fraud, error and debt

The Behavioural Insights Team has published a paper on fraud, debt and error. It represents a completely new way of doing policy: by actively testing ideas with public bodies, the team has been able to demonstrate effects that, if rolled out, could save hundreds of millions of pounds.

Mon, 06/02/2012

Coverage of Francis Maude's transparency speech

See the World Bank's coverage Francis Maude's transparency speech in Washington.

Mon, 30/01/2012

Francis Maude's speech to the World Bank – Transparency and Open Data

Francis Maude's speech to the World Bank – Transparency and Open Data

Mon, 30/01/2012

Making Open Data Real consultation - summary of responses

The Cabinet Office has publishing a summary of responses to the public consultation, Making Open Data Real.

Fri, 27/01/2012

Government saves more than £100 million on property this financial year

New data on the size of Government property shows there is scope for more savings, with 552 vacant spaces and variation in the efficiency of buildings.

Thu, 12/01/2012

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