News on the topic of Transparency

Government to publish new data on health, schools, courts and transport

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.

Thu, 07/07/2011

CBI and Management Today speech

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, speech at the CBI and Management Today Annual Business Summit, 28 June 2011.

Tue, 28/06/2011

Government publishes response to COI review

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.

Thu, 23/06/2011

New Civil Service organisation charts released

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.

Thu, 16/06/2011

Department Business Plans updated

The Coalition Government has today published updated business plans for each government department with full details of changes made to the plans since they were first published in November 2010.

Fri, 13/05/2011

Government launches Major Projects Authority

Major Government projects will now be subject to tough controls to improve performance in delivering on time and in budget. All major projects will be scrutinised by the new Major Projects Authority (MPA).

Thu, 31/03/2011

Government opens up contracts to small business

A radical package of measures to open up the way that Government does business and to make sure that small companies, charities and voluntary organisations are in the best possible position to compete for billions of pounds worth of contracts has been outlined by the Prime Minister today.

Fri, 11/02/2011

Crime on your street revealed

From today, a quick post code search on a new website allows you to find out what crime or anti-social behaviour has happened near you.

Tue, 01/02/2011

Public Data Corporation to free up public data and drive innovation

Francis Maude and Edward Davey have outlined plans for a new Public Data Corporation.

Wed, 12/01/2011

Transparency and Privacy Review announced

Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude today announced a review of the impact of transparency on privacy.

Tue, 07/12/2010

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