United Kingdom

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.  …


Letter to Caroline Nokes, Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency

22nd August 2017

The steering committee of the UK Open Government Network has written to Caroline Nokes, Minister for Government Resilience and Efficiency, welcoming her to post and calling on her to take a lead on open government.  Dear Caroline Nokes MP, Commitment to open government We write on the behalf of the UK Open Government Civil Society Network…


2016-18 Open Government Action Plan implementation meeting | 27 July 2017 | Meeting note

2nd August 2017

On 27 July 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. In addition, progress updates on commitments can be found at: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/resource/2016-18-open-government-action-plan-july-2017-commitment-progress-updates/  Attendees William Gerry…


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

16th May 2017

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 read the full response below. Response to the Law Commission’s consultation: ‘Protection of Official Data’…


Open Government Network calls on all political parties to commit to open government

8th May 2017

The Open Government Network (OGN) has written to political parties ahead of next month’s General Election to call on them to make commitments to open government, particularly regarding the Brexit process. The letter is signed on the behalf of the OGN by its steering committee, and can be read in full below. Your party’s commitment…


OGN meeting with Chris Skidmore, Minister for the Constitution | 5th April 2017

20th April 2017

  Present: Chris Skidmore MP, Minister for the Constitution Thom Townsend, Government Digital Service Will Gerry, Government Digital Service Tim Davies, Practical Participation Michelle Brook, The Democratic Society Rachel Davies Teka, Transparency International UK Gavin Freeguard, The Institute for Government Andrew Parsons, Public Concern at Work Tim Hughes, Involve Matt Harriott, Involve   Introductions: The…


OGN Steering Committee Strategy Session | 15 March 2017 | Meeting note

19th April 2017

Location: Central Working, 231-233 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN Date: 15 March 2017 Introduction On 15th March members of the UK Open Government Network (OGN) steering committee met to discuss the next phase for the OGN. This note outlines the key outcomes and actions from the discussion. OGN members are invited to review the note and…


2016-18 Open Government Action Plan implementation meeting | 1 Feb 2017 | Meeting note

15th February 2017

On 1 February 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. In addition: Progress updates on commitments can be found at: https://www.opengovernment.org.uk/resource/2016-18-open-government-action-plan-february-2017-commitment-progress-updates/  Links to engagement…