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LA Code on Data Transparency

The Communities department have today published their Code of Recommended Practice for Local Authorities on Data Transparency. It’s intended to drive greater publication by local authorities of a swathe of data from spending, to contracts, to performance. Currently ‘expected’, Ministers … Continue reading

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Blogging against the clock

Can I do a blog in 13 minutes about the recent Best Value Guidance? If so, will it be coherent? Let’s see… CLG published new, ultra short Best Value Guidance on 2 Sept, NCVO published a useful report from their … Continue reading

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Open Data consultation – first impressions

Last Thursday Government published Making Open Data Real – A Consultation, alongside a Public Data Corporation consultation. My overall impression after one read: it is extremely light on Local – while I understand that the Localism agenda means that central government is … Continue reading

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1500 Voices

The biggest Voice 11 so far took place yesterday in the chilly surrounds of the O2 and the enthusiasm and openness of the delegates was only slightly marred by the temperature, thanks to copious amounts of free coffee from The … Continue reading

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