News on the topic of Transparency

Find Me Some Government Space - new website to sell government buildings

A new property tool has been launched to show members of the public what government buildings are available near them to rent or buy.

Thu, 24/01/2013

Government publishes costs of transactional services for the first time

The government has published details of the cost per transaction for some of the biggest services it provides to citizens.

Thu, 17/01/2013

Reforms to increase accountability at the very top of the Civil Service

Top civil servants’ objectives published for the first time.

Thu, 20/12/2012

New Director for Transparency and Open Data announced

The Cabinet Office has today announced the appointment of Paul Maltby as the new Director for Transparency and Open Data.

Thu, 13/12/2012

New funding to accelerate benefits of open data

£8 million of new investment will help public bodies release data so that companies can develop commercial opportunities for that data.

Wed, 12/12/2012

Francis Maude chairs first UK meeting of the Open Government Partnership

Open Government Partnership confirms Mary Robinson, Mo Ibrahim and Graca Machel as expert advisers

Thu, 06/12/2012

World figures to help OGP “hold governments’ feet to the fire”

On 4 December, the UK will host the first meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and launch the Open Data Institute (ODI). Members of the OGP expert panel have also been announced.

Sat, 01/12/2012

Growth boost for business as Government shares future buying needs worth up to £84bn

The Government will share more details of future projects and contracts with industry to stimulate growth and help businesses plan for the future

Tue, 27/11/2012

Cabinet Office launches open consultation on FOI data-release guidelines

The Cabinet Office has launched an open consultation on new guidance for public authorities on how to handle Freedom of Information (FOI) requests for the release of datasets.

Fri, 23/11/2012

Cabinet Office responds to PAC report on transparency

Cabinet Office responds to PAC report on transparency

Thu, 08/11/2012

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