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There is no more urgent challenge than responding to the current climate emergency. mySociety’s priority is to give you the power to demand the change we need.
7th June 2023 by Myfanwy
When Joanne Bartley saw a bus go by with an advert for a local private primary school on its side, she knew there was something amiss. “It just happens that I’d recently made a Freedom of Information request through WhatDoTheyKnow, to check 11-plus pass rates at various primary schools,” she explained. “I was researching whether…
London Today and Tomorrow is the kick off event for London Data Week 2023. Our CEO, Louise, will be speaking as part of an expert…
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.
Built around the needs of councils and their residents, our complete suite of local authority services incorporates highways and environment reporting, waste management, FOI, licensing and more. SocietyWorks also provides a service discovery programme for local authorities, aimed at helping to scope out and refine services that citizens will want to use.
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.
Videos and supporting materials from all our previous TICTeC and TICTeC Local events are available on our website.
mySociety’s original research contributes new knowledge and enables crucial evidence-based development of policy and practice around digital participation, transparency and accountability. Find what's available for open reuse in our research portal.
The data underpinning our research and generated by many of our services is free for reuse via our data portal at data.mysociety.org. Many of our services have API access for bulk download of data and incorporation into other civic services.
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