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NI Open Government Network Blog – Open Policy-making and Democracy

17th May 2017 – No Comments

Written by David McBurney, NI Open Government Network Coordinator What is Open Policy-making? Open policy-making means enabling people to influence and enhance policy during its formulation. An open policy process must involve stakeholders from outside of the usual policy making…


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Response to the Law Commission’s consultation: ‘Protection of Official Data’

16th May 2017 – No Comments

Members of the Open Government Network have written to Professor David Ormerod QC, the Law Commissioner for Criminal Law, in response to the consultation paper ‘Protection of Official Data’. The paper proposed changes to the Official Secret’s Act. You can…


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Open Government Partnership Scotland meeting – Livestream

10th May 2017 – No Comments

The meeting took place on Tuesday 9th May 2017 at 1oam in the George Mackay Brown Library, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh with around 20 participants from government and civil society backgrounds. The purpose of this meeting was to assess progress against…