Belatedly i have managed to go through the Liberal Democrat manifesto, in the way I did the Labour and Conservative ones. Some interestingly specific recommendations on hyperlocal media not visible in the other major manifestos, some of which are … [Read more...] about Liberal Democrat Manifesto – digital, media, #opendata, #digitalinclusion, #hyperlocal, #ruralbroadband and FOI bits
The Labour Party has published its manifesto for #GE2015 - here is a quick cut and paste of the egregiously digital, media, open data and other bits that reflect the interests I write about here. It is just a cut and paste job for quick TLDR … [Read more...] about Labour Manifesto – digital, media, #opendata, #digitalinclusion, #hyperlocal, #ruralbroadband and FOI bits
Through my seat on the Crime and Justice Sector Transparency panel I have asked the Home Office for a note on lay or civilian membership of governance bodies of the major police databases. I want to help stop the police blundering into the same … [Read more...] about Police databases time for some broadly based civilian governance?
It’s been great fun to be on the Digital Government Review with some very bright and lovely people. I have been particularly interested in how we can help technology companies and government deliver remarkable new services based on data that don’t … [Read more...] about Ethical governance, data and technology – Digital Government Review #diggovreview
The Chief Executive of the DVLA Oliver Morley contacted me via Twitter today following my suggestion that DVLA should seek to introduce an ethical governance structure to oversee its data provision. I do not mean by this that DVLA is un-ethical, … [Read more...] about Data governance and DVLA
In a quite remarkable case 180 divorces have been annulled following massive fraud perpetrated against the English court system. An Italian lawyer was distributing quickie Italian divorces around the English legal system with one of the parties in … [Read more...] about Lack of #opendata leaves English courts wide open to fraud ?