News 1st October 2015

Open Government Manifesto Launched!

by Josephine Suherman-Bailey

Josephine was a Policy Analyst at Involve. She worked on the Open Government Partnership and supported the coordination of the UK Open Government Partnership civil society network.

Open Gov ManifestoToday we are pleased to launch the Open Government Manifesto. Based on a ten month project to source the best open government ideas from citizens and civil society across the UK, the manifesto puts forward key proposals for commitments for the UK’s new OGP National Action Plan.

Through a series of workshops around the country and an online platform, 79 ideas were collected between December 2014 and June 2015, which have since been refined into 28 clear, specific, and impactful commitments, grouped under ten themes:

These proposed commitments will be taken forward to discussions with the government to develop the UK’s 2016-18 Open Government Action Plan. Find out more about this process and get involved!