UK OpenGovernment

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UK Open Gov

The UK Open Government Network collaborates with and challenges governments in the UK to develop and implement ambitious open government reforms through the UK’s membership of the Open Government Partnership.

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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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The public can influence the workings of their government


The public can hold their government to account for its actions

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OGN Meeting, with Paul Maassen | 13 November 2015 | Meeting note

25th November 2015 – No Comments

On 13th November 2015 the UK Open Government Network met to discuss progress on the OGP. Below is the meeting note.   Date: Friday 13th November 2015 Time: 12.00 – 14.00 Location: Free Word Centre, London Attendees Open Government Network…


Update from the FOI Commission | GOV.UK

23rd November 2015 – No Comments

Following the closure of its call for evidence on Friday, the FOI Commission has published an update on Update from Lord Burns, Chairman of the Commission “I wanted to provide a short update on the work of the Independent…


Over 100 CSOs sign OGN evidence to the FOI Commission

20th November 2015 – 3 Comments

Over 100 civil society organisations, ranging from national NGOs, to local community groups, and open government campaigners, to health, environment and transport charities, have signed the UK Open Government Network’s evidence to the FOI Commission, stating their support for a strong…


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