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In over 40 countries worldwide, our web tools and apps are breaking down the barriers around governments — find out how we can help you.

Freedom of information

When a citizen wants information from their government, it should be as easy as sending an email. And with Alaveteli, it is.

Run your own Freedom of Information website

Better Cities

New technologies and open data bring amazing possibilities for citizens — and the authorities who serve them. We’ve already started.

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Democracy

You shouldn’t need to be an expert to understand what your politicians are doing. Our tools make engagement easy.

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Freedom of Information and asbestos in schools

Asbestos sign by Webercw

7th December 2016 by Myfanwy

Lucie Stephens has sent Freedom of Information requests to every Local Education Authority in the country — over 200 of them. She’s requesting information about asbestos in schools, and for a reason that’s very close to her heart. Earlier this year, Lucie’s mother, a teacher, died of mesothelioma, a cancer that is almost exclusively caused…

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Events

Open Government Partnership Global Summit

To Dec
10

A few of the mySociety gang will be attending to host sessions on EveryPolitician and TICTeC. We'll also be part of the Civic Tech showcase.…