News on the topic of Transparency

Quango high earners revealed by the Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office has published details of everyone working in Non Departmental Public Bodies, also known as quangos, who earns more than £150,000.

Thu, 01/07/2010

“Send us your comments” says new Transparency Board

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has said that everyone will be invited to comment on new principles for transparency and open data and put forward new suggestions for data sets they want to see released.

Fri, 25/06/2010

Clamp down on Government websites to save millions

The Minister for the Cabinet Office, Francis Maude, has today pledged to scrap hundreds of unnecessary and expensive government websites and slash the cost of the remaining sites to save millions of pounds.

Thu, 24/06/2010

Martha Lane Fox appointed as UK Digital Champion

Martha Lane Fox will be the new ‘UK Digital Champion’. Her role will focus on encouraging as many people as possible to go online, and improving the convenience and efficiency of public services by driving online delivery.

Fri, 18/06/2010

Queen's Birthday Honours List 2010

2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, recognising outstanding achievement and service across the whole of the United Kingdom.

Fri, 11/06/2010

Transparency agenda reaches heart of government

As part of its ongoing drive to open up government to greater scrutiny, the Cabinet Office has published new details, some of which has never been in the public domain before, about special advisers and civil servants working at the centre of government.

Thu, 10/06/2010

Cabinet Office minister opens up corridors of power

Cabinet Office publishes the salaries of the highest-earning senior civil servants.

Mon, 31/05/2010

Government unveils new transparency and accountability structures

Government publishes three documents to ensure greater accountability and transparency for ministers - the Ministerial Code, the list of Cabinet Committees and the Coalition Agreement for Stability and Reform.

Fri, 21/05/2010

A new politics: cutting Ministerial pay

Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have made a clear commitment to cutting the cost of government, including urgent action to begin reducing the deficit this year.

Thu, 13/05/2010

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