Meeting notes

What does Brexit mean for open government?

2nd August 2016

On 21st July, members of the Open Government Network met to discuss what Brexit means for open government. Notes taken during the event can be found in the Google Doc below: Available at: bit.ly/BrexitOpenGov


OGN meeting with Matthew Hancock, Minister for the Cabinet Office | 21 April 2016

9th May 2016

Thursday, 21 April, 4:00pm – 4:45pm Attendees Matthew Hancock MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General (Chair) Paul Maltby, Director of Data at Government Digital Service Thom Townsend, Government Digital Service Oliver Buckley, Deputy Director, Policy and International, Government Digital Service Jeremy Foster, Policy Officer, Government Digital Service Andy Williamson, Democratise Colm Burns,…


#ogpuk: Newcastle workshop notes

6th May 2016

Date: Thursday, 13 April 2016 from 15:00 to 17:30 Venue: Broadacre House, Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6HQ Introduction On 13 April 2016, the UK Open Government Network hosted a workshop in Newcastle to discuss progress on the 2016-18 National Action Plan and ideas for future commitments. Open contracting Tim explained that the OGN…


#ogpuk: Notes from Birmingham workshop

29th April 2016

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 National Action Plan and ideas for future commitments. Freedom of Information Interest in whether the…


Open Government in Scotland: Meeting Notes

25th April 2016

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. Lucy McTernan (Deputy Chief Executive SCVO), Tim Hughes (UK Open Government Civil Society Network Co-ordinator…


#ogpuk: Notes from Manchester workshop

12th April 2016

Date: 24 March, 14:00 to 17:00 Venue: The Shed, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5GD Introduction On 24 March 2016, the UK Open Government Network and Cabinet Office co-hosted a workshop in Manchester to discuss progress on the 2016-18 National Action Plan and ideas for future commitments. Open Government Manifesto proposals For further information on the proposals…


Open Government in Wales | Meeting notes

24th March 2016

On 7th March, representatives from Welsh government and civil society met to discuss the Open Government Partnership in Wales, hosted by the Open Government Network. Attendees Adrian Roper, Cartrefi Cymru Anna Nicholl, WCVA Caren Fullerton, Welsh Government Doreen Grove, Scottish Government Esko Reinikainen, Satori Lab Lizetta Lyster, UK Government Michelle Brook, Demsoc Owain Llŷr ap Gareth,…


Outputs and follow up from theme workshops

11th February 2016

During February, the​ Open Government Network ​co-​​hosted ​with government ​four ​workshops ​​to further develop the commitments for the ​UK’s third​ Open Government ​Partnership ​National Action Plan.  The ​sessions were well attended and we’re grateful to everyone who gave up their time​ and brought lots of energy to the discussions​. ​ There was lots of discussion in…