Tag: Matt Hancock

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Freedom of Information (20 Jul 2015)

We are committed to being the most transparent Government in the world. To deliver that goal we are opening up government to citizens by making it easier to access information and increase the volume available, with a record 20,000 datasets

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Matt Hancock speech at UK OGP National Action Plan development launch

The Minister for Cabinet Office, Matt Hancock, launched the development of the UK’s new Open Government Partnership National Action Plan: Thank you for that introduction Simon [Burall, Involve]. You’ve been a leading voice for democratic reform and I know you’ve worked

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Government launches action plan for openness, doesn’t mention FOI

The government has launched the next phase of its action plan to make it more open and transparent but… it failed to mention the Freedom of Information Action.  In a speech launching the transparency scheme, which will run from 2016-18,

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GDS set for share of £55m pot to boost digital government plan

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is set to receive a share of a £55m “efficiency and reform” fund to define business cases for new digital projects across Whitehall. The announcement was hidden away on page 82 of the 123-page Summer

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