We help citizens demand better

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.

See what our mapping and reporting tools can do for you

Democracy

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

Implement our parliamentary monitoring tools

Meet the new-ish MapIt

Image by MimmyG CC BY-NC

20th February 2017 by mattjukes

MapIt has had a bit of a refresh to bring the look into line with the rest of the mySociety projects. At the same time, we thought we’d take the opportunity to make it a bit easier for non-technical folk to understand what it offers, and to make the pricing a little less opaque.  …

Our diary

Events

MERL Tech London 2017

To Feb
22

Our Head of Research, Rebecca, will be co-hosting a session on the challenges and potential methods of conducting data collection activities through digital platforms. http://merltech.org/