News on the topic of Transparency

Francis Maude's reply to Martha Lane Fox's letter

Francis Maude's reply to Martha Lane Fox's letter outlining proposals for the future of Directgov.

Tue, 23/11/2010

Digital by default proposed for government services

Public services should be delivered online or by other digital means, the Government has announced in response to a report published by Martha Lane Fox today.

Tue, 23/11/2010

Government spending data published

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.

Fri, 19/11/2010

Business plans published

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.

Tue, 09/11/2010

Ministers forge ahead with transparency agenda

The Government took another important step in the new era of transparency today as it published details of hospitality and gifts received by ministers and special advisers, ministerial meetings with external organisations and all overseas trips by ministers across government.

Thu, 28/10/2010

New structure charts give insight into organisation of Government

The Government has published new details about civil servants working at the heart of government as part of its ongoing drive to make the Government more accountable.

Fri, 15/10/2010

Government removes barrier to public data use

The Government has relaxed current licensing provisions on public sector information, making it faster and easier for developers and entrepreneurs to re-use it.

Thu, 30/09/2010

Our response to public comments on government transparency

Response to the issues raised regarding to government transparency

Fri, 30/07/2010

Government responds to public’s comments on Programme for Government

Government departments have published their responses to comments made by the public on the Coalition’s Programme for Government.

Fri, 30/07/2010

Tell us which datasets you want released

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.

Fri, 23/07/2010

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