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6th May 2021 by Myfanwy
We’re seeing increasing instances of misleading information in authorities’ auto-responses, or standardised replies, to Freedom of Information requests. Automated responses can be useful: they are an additional assurance, on top of our green tick, that your request has been received by the authority. Used well, they might point the request-maker towards commonly-requested information, for example,…
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Through SocietyWorks we provide expertise to local government and the public sector, the profits of which are used to fund our charitable work through mySociety.
Our core commercial product is FixMyStreet Pro, used by dozens of councils of all shapes and sizes in the UK. Through SocietyWorks we offer additional options including features and add-on services relating to Waste, Environment, and other place-based services.
mySociety convenes the renowned TICTeC (The Impacts of Civic Technology) series, bringing together civic tech organisations, policymakers and the global research community to enable better sharing of technology, insights and experience.
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