Meeting notes

UK Open Government Multistakeholder Forum | 22 October 2018 | Meeting Notes

29th October 2018

Attendees Co-chair: Tim Hughes, Involve Andreas Pavlou, OGN Maria Stephens, CRAE Gavin Freeguard, IfG Michael Birtwistle, NCVO Jess Blair, ERS Wales Lucy McTernan, OGN Scotland Rose Zussman, TI UK Co-chair: Yasmin Brooks, DCMS Sue Bateman, DCMS Joel Catchatoor, Cabinet Office Thom Townsend, DCMS Wasim Akhtar, Cabinet Office Alex Blandford, DCMS Vasant Chari, Cabinet Office Ellie…


Notes from OGN meeting with Minister Margot James | 5 September 2018

11th September 2018

On 5 September 2018, members of the Open Government Network’s steering committee met with Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and Creative Industries, to talk about open government in the UK and the development of the UK Open Government Action Plan 2018-20. This note of the meeting was produced by the OGN. Attendees Margot James…


UK Open Government Multistakeholder Forum | 11 June 2018 | Meeting Notes

14th June 2018

Attendees Co-chair: Tim Hughes, Involve Andreas Pavlou, OGN Tim Davies Maria Stephens, CRAE Giuseppe Sollazzo Gavin Freeguard, IfG Michael Birtwistle, NCVO Jess Blair, ERS Wales Lucy McTernan, OGN Scotland Co-chair: Sue Bateman, DCMS Nicola Oldham, DFID Rhona Birchall, DFID Joel Catchatoor, CO Tom Leftwich, DCMS Thom Townsend, DCMS Katie Holder, DCMS Eilidh Simpson, DFID Notes…


2016-18 Open Government Action Plan implementation meeting | 9 April 2018 | Meeting note

16th April 2018

On 9 April 2018, members of the OGN’s steering committee and government commitment leads met to review the implementation of the 2016-18 Open Government Action Plan and the UK OGP process. This note of the meeting was produced by the Cabinet Office. You can read the commitment updates here: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/resource/2016-18-open-government-action-plan-april-2018-commitment-progress-updates/ Attendees Thom Townsend, DCMS Katie…


ORG e-voting round-table notes (Scotland)

6th March 2018

Open Rights Group: https://www.openrightsgroup.org  1. Reason for this round-table SG consultation on electoral reform, including options around e-voting: https://consult.gov.scot/elections/electoral-reform/ 2. Initial thoughts Elections must be secure verifiable (trustworthy and accurate, recountable) anonymous (to prevent vote-buying, coercion etc). No-one has achieved all three of these. There is secure online banking, but this isn’t a worthwhile analogy…


Themes from 2016 crowdsourcing (Scotland Network)

5th March 2018

As we move towards wider discussions on what Scotland’s next Open Government Action Plan should cover we would appreciate your help and feedback on how best to frame those discussions.  We know from speaking to people that it’s not always easy to understand the links between Open Government and your own areas of interest or…


Scotland Open Government Network Meeting Notes, 8 November 2017

12th December 2017

The November meeting of Scotland’s Open Government Network – focusing on OGP Action Plan progress and network next steps – took place on Wednesday 8th November. The meeting provided an opportunity to directly interact with the Open Government Partnership’s Independent Reporting Mechanism and to shape next steps in the development of Scotland’s Open Government Network. The…


2016-18 Open Government Action Plan implementation meeting | 30 November 2017 | Meeting note

4th December 2017

On 30 November 2017, members of the OGN’s steering committee and government commitment leads met to review the implementation of the 2016-18 Open Government Action Plan and the UK OGP process. This note of the meeting was produced by the Cabinet Office. You can read the commitment updates here: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/resource/og-nap-2016-18-november-2017-commitment-progress-updates/ Attendees William Gerry, Government Digital…


Notes from OGN meeting with Minister Caroline Nokes | 2 November 2017

8th November 2017

On 2 November 2017, members of the Open Government Network’s steering committee met with Caroline Nokes MP, Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency, to talk about the UK’s open government agenda with a view to progressing on the next UK Open Government Action Plan. This note of the meeting was produced by the OGN.  …


Collaborating to progress open government in Scotland

3rd October 2017

Collaboration between government and civil society is at the heart of the Open Government Partnership. Without it, trust will go wanting and success hampered by the lack of a strong guiding coalition maintaining the sense of urgency and vision we need. Success will not occur overnight, but we must work to improve this partnership.   Last…