Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
Posts Tagged: Transparency
It is not merely money that is wasted. It is spending which diminishes the amount of scrutiny that might otherwise occur.
J. Meirion Thomas: The new rules aimed at preventing health tourism are toothless, and leave the NHS wide open to abuse
The official guidance contains gaping loopholes, and Freedom of Information requests show that Health Trusts are unprepared to carry out vital checks.
Small firms have had to struggle due to bureaucratic inertia by some councils. At least the culprits have been identified.
The Information Commissioner also backs openness from housing associations.
A group of residents have gone through their Council’s accounts – and found startling evidence of financial mismanagement.
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
The Information Commissioner should provide stronger guidance to ensure councillors are not obstructed from fulfilling their role.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
We are allowed to read the most salacious details in the newspapers – why not let us see what goes on for ourselves, in context?
What have they got to hide?
Self-governing democracies are entitled to choose their own tax rates.
A local blog discovered how much was spent by Harrow Council on dinner jacket rentals for awards ceremonies.
Wherever our money goes, transparency should follow.
Councillors should champion transparency.