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UK set to slip to third place in global open data rankings
By David Bicknell
Draft results, which won’t be finalised until mid-June, see the UK currently take third place jointly with France behind Australia and Taiwan, having topping the rankings in 2013 and 2014
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ODI outlines devolution and General Election data hopes
By Neil Merrett
With London set to appoint its first digital chief and a General Election looming, the institute outlines how parties could better prepare for upcoming challenges from data use
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Cafcass goes out to market for IT services
By David Bicknell
Organisation that looks after interests of children in legal proceedings has had a long term contract with Fujitsu that ends in June 2018
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Privacy and identity expert Fishenden calls for Verify rethink
By David Bicknell
GOV.UK Verify and other “competing” initiatives such as HMRC’s Government Gateway should be “subject to an open, honest and fundamental reset”; Cabinet Office reiterates Verify's role in transformation strategy
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Trump orders shake-up of US federal digital services
By David Bicknell
American Technology Council to help US government “transform and modernise its information technology and how it uses and delivers digital services”
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Digital Economy Act becomes law
By Neil Merrett
Legislation among a number of laws passed through parliament before upcoming election; privacy campaigners argue data sharing concerns have passed unchanged
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Digital tax regulations delayed until next parliament
By Neil Merrett
Government agrees to omit clauses on digital tax services from proposed legislation; fresh finance bill expected as early as possible after General Election
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GDS thinks about ‘legacy systems’ in Technology Code of Practice update
By David Bicknell
Digital service to refresh guidelines for best way government organisations design, build and buy technology; new guidance will support main legacy challenges teams face
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US government plans ‘one-stop shop’ to handle citizens’ FoI requests
By David Bicknell
Office of Information Policy at Justice Department to team up with 18F to enable public to submit request for records to any agency from a single website
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Government applies "lessons learned" from online voter registration crash
Ahead of June 8 General Election, GDS says changes have been implemented on the back of temporary outage resulting from user demand "spike" before referendum last year
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Home Office to begin search for Wilkinson replacement shortly
By David Bicknell
Home Office CDTO Wilkinson is to join NHS Digital as chief executive in the summer; departure opens up another top Whitehall IT and digital role to competition
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More intensive G-Cloud 9 application period closes on schedule
By Neil Merrett
Exact number of suppliers to complete their applications is presently unconfirmed; several stakeholders broadly welcome framework changes, albeit it with reservations
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Pensions Dashboard prototype standards launched
By Neil Merrett
Treasury welcomes introduction of common standards that have been developed by financial service providers at it looks to garner wider stakeholder expertise to create live service
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Contractors urged to check IR35 status to resolve public sector confusion
By David Bicknell
Independent and self-employed group urges contractors to use HMRC’s employment status tool and show the results to their clients
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ICO announces deputy chief executive appointment
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator has filled two senior leadership roles; Paul Arnold and James Dipple-Johnstone become deputy CEO and deputy commissioner of operations respectively
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