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UK Open Gov

The UK Open Government Network (OGN) is a coalition of active citizens and civil society organisations committed to making government work better for people through increased transparency, participation and accountability.

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NI Open Gov

The Northern Ireland Open Government Network is a loose alliance of civil society in Northern Ireland campaigning for more open, participatory and accountable government.

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Scot Open Gov

The Scotland Open Government Network is currently being established. Get involved via the Open Government Forum.

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Wales Open Gov

The Wales Open Government Network is currently being established. Get involved via the Open Government Forum.

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Transparency

The public can understand the workings of their government

Participation

The public can influence the workings of their government

Accountability

The public can hold their government to account for its actions

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Land Registry privatisation threatens open government – Support the OGN’s consultation submission

24th May 2016 – No Comments

Over the past month the Open Government Network has collaboratively drafted its submission to the government’s consultation on moving Land Registry operations to the private sector. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A-3ckBTAAIWSwgpSTSD3IaPVWniLoeSd_eNJgrXgDc4/edit?usp=sharing Sign the submission! We’re now inviting individuals and organisations to sign up to…


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What open government policy can learn from internet culture: Reflections on developing the 2016-18 Open Government Action Plan

24th May 2016 – No Comments

Last week saw the launch of the UK’s 2016-18 Open Government National Action Plan – the third plan the government has produced as a member of the global Open Government Partnership. The plan contains an impressive list of commitments, from extending company ownership…


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Continue, Start, Stop? Some Reflections on the UK’s Third National Action Plan

18th May 2016 – No Comments

On the 12 May the government launched its third open government National Action plan for the OGP. It’s an interesting mixture, so here’s a quick overview of what’s ongoing, what’s new and what’s not there: Continuing: despite David Cameron’s own…

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