Three Commissions – One Outcome?

I wrote a recent blog about the use of commissions in helping cities form and develop visions, strategies, policy. Often this has been in response to two key factors: – addressing the perception that policy is not co-designed with the citizens of the city the officials are representing; and – the lack of policy and…

What has open council data ever done for us? | CityMetric

What has open council data ever done for us?  In a recently published piece, By Marc Ambasna-Jones, writes: “It’s been nearly a year since Eric Pickles, the UK’s Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government issued a policy statement  requesting that local councils open up their data to the public.    Since then, progress has been slow…