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 understand the workings of their government


The public can influence the workings of their government


The public can hold their government to account for its actions

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PWYP UK urges UK Treasury to require open data reporting by all London Stock Exchange-listed extractive companies | PWYP UK

22nd July 2015 – No Comments

PWYP UK has urged the UK Treasury to require open data reporting by all London Stock Exchange-listed extractive companies: With the UK Treasury still appearing reluctant to prescribe open data payment reporting for non-UK-incorporated London-listed extractive companies, PWYP UK members…


2014-2015 UK Progress Report: Public Comments Section | Open Government Partnership

21st July 2015 – No Comments

The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) has released the UK progress report for public comment. The report covers the first year of implementation of the second UK action plan. The entire report is available here. The OGP invites all stakeholders to…


Anti-Corruption: Why open governance matters | Transparency International UK

19th July 2015 – No Comments

Rachel Davies, Advocacy Manager at Transparency International UK and OGN Steering Group member, has written a blog post reflecting on the launch of the process to develop the UK’s third OGP National Action Plan: ‘Corruption hurts the poorest in society,…


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