Let's make Scotland work for you!

Help shape Scotland's 2018-20 Open Government Action Plan

Do you have an idea for how government could be done differently in Scotland? Perhaps more participatory budgeting, more information on public finances or greater understanding of how policy decisions are made? If so, we need your help to make open government the new normal in Scotland.

In June and July 2018 the Scottish Government and Open Government Network will be inviting the public and civil society organisations to share their ideas that can help make government in Scotland work better for its people.

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By Failing to Prepare, You Are Preparing to Fail: Managing Political Transitions in OGP Countries

17th August 2018 – No Comments

Originally posted on the OGP blog on 16 August 2018 The global wave of political transitions over the last few years have challenged progress towards greater openness in OGP countries. Seven years after OGP launched, many civil society activists and…


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Margot James MP responds to OGN Steering Group letter about ministerial engagement on open government

15th August 2018 – No Comments

Margot James MP, the minister responsible for open government, has written to the Open Government Network, following a letter sent to Matt Hancock MP, the then Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on 9 July 2018 by the OGN…


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Creating the UK’s Voluntary National Review on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

2nd August 2018 – No Comments

In 2019, the UK will present its Voluntary National Review (VNR) on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the UN. In preparation for this, to create a collaborative space to help deliver the VNR, DfID held an Engagement…


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