Oliver Buckley

Deputy Director, Policy and International

Notification on purdah

As many of our readers and contributors will be aware, the General Election on May 7th is approaching and the UK civil service is now going into purdah. Purdah is the several weeks before an election when the essential business of …

Open Data Champions

When we set out on a journey towards greater transparency, our focus was squarely on getting data out of government and into the hands of citizens. We worked with central government departments to support commitments set out in their Open …