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Declaration sign-up service open for business

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Declaration sign up service. It has been designed to allow local authorities and organisations working with local government to sign up to the Local Digital Declaration. To sign up, make a commitment in line with the principles of the Declaration. Learn more about signing up your organisation.

Screenshot of the Declaration sign up service
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Using Slack to #AskRishi

The Local Digital Team hosted the first #AskRishi event on Slack, giving people the chance to put their questions to Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak MP. Discover the highlights from the conversation.

Local Government Minister Rishi Sunak answering questions on Slack

Delivering on the Declaration wiki-style

It’s been an epic week for our budding #LocalDigital Collaboration Unit (LDCU). Wednesday saw the culmination of 6 months of workshopping and text drafting with hundreds of collaborators to launch […]

Attendees of the Birmingham roadshow during an unconference session

The local digital collaboration mission at MHCLG

It’s notoriously difficult to scale innovation around the local public sector. Technology designed for one local authority doesn’t just slide neatly into another, because council systems speak different languages and […]