Open government is the simple yet powerful idea that institutions work better for citizens when they are transparent, engaging and accountable. If you’re interested in opening up government budgets, contracts, datasets, decision-making, information, policymaking or public services, we invite you to join the UK Open Government Forum. Click here: http://forum.opengovernment.org.uk/ At the centre of open government […]

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Defra  want to know what you think about proposed changes to the Specified Infrastructure Project Regulations (also known as the SIP Regulations).   The changes will affect Infrastructure Providers. These are independent companies licensed by the water regulator (Ofwat) to finance and deliver large or complex projects, like the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The proposed amendments would […]

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CMS News routinely promotes a specialist newsletters which provide a rich vein of information. This week the Coastal Communities Alliance News covers a range of the Governments recent summer spending on coastal communities. David Cameron’s words would be worth noting for the future reference!  To go to the Coastal Communities Alliance site click here. David […]

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Guardian  ‘Drilling will be allowed in national parks in ‘exceptional circumstances’ but ministers retain power to veto plans, Ministers will give the go-ahead on Monday for a big expansion of fracking across Britain that will allow drilling in national parks and other protected areas in “exceptional circumstances”. The government will invite firms to bid for […]

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