Policy paper

UK Open Government National Action Plan 2016 to 2018

UK open government commitments for 2016 to 2018.


UK Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18

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The third UK Open Government National Action Plan was published in May 2016. This plan set out commitments to open government in the UK and the ambitions of the UK Government for the next two years.

This updated version of the Third Open Government National Action Plan includes new commitments from each of the devolved administrations: the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government.

This plan has been co-created with members of civil society and active citizens, coordinated through our open government networks. We’re committed to continue to work with civil society to both implement and develop commitments in future.

As part of our membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), it sets out new government commitments on access to information, civic participation, public accountability, and technology and innovation, following an 8 month consultation with civil society via the UK Open Government Network.

Published 12 May 2016