News 28th April 2023

Timeline for the UK’s 6th Open Government plan unveiled

by Guest

A month-long call for ideas for the UK’s 6th National Action Plan plan for Open Government will begin on May 12th, as part of the global Open Gov Week event.

The plan, put together by civil society and government, seeks to improve governance and is a mandatory part of the UK’s membership of the Open Government Partnership.

More details on the event will be revealed in the next week or so, but the outline for the creation of the next plan is below.

12th May Open Gov Week: Call for ideas begins
Mid June   Ideas process ends
Mid June – Aug Thematic groups formed to define problems
Aug – Sept Thematic groups define solutions
Sept – Oct Thematic groups to produce commitment drafts
Oct – Nov Responses to the draft commitments by gov and civil society
Nov – Dec Finalisation
Jan 2024 Feedback

Timings may be subject to change.