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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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#ogpuk: Notes from Birmingham workshop

29th April 2016 – No Comments

Date: Thursday, 7 April 2016 from 15:00 to 17:30 Venue: Impact Hub Birmingham, 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR Introduction On 7 April 2016, the UK Open Government Network and Cabinet Office co-hosted a workshop in Birmingham to discuss progress on the 2016-18…


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What impact would Land Registry privatisation have on transparency? Help write the OGN’s consultation response

26th April 2016 – No Comments

Introduction The government launched a consultation just before Easter on plans to privatise the Land Registry.  While the consultation document is at pains to stress that the register itself will remain in public ownership, there is significant concern from members of…


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Open Government in Scotland: Meeting Notes

25th April 2016 – No Comments

On the 20th April 2016 21 people from Scottish civil society groups and government met in Edinburgh to discuss the draft Scottish commitments for the National Action Plan and look at how we could expand and strengthen the Scottish Network.…

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