This post is about the One Team Government Global event taking place in January 2022. If you want to find out more, carry on reading…

Image: One Team Gov bags at London, July 2018

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I actually had no commitments today (why is it we all seem so much busier than we were before the pandemic?), so I’d set aside the afternoon to read and write about the the new project being organised by , in conjunction with Gavin Freeguard (of fame)…


Another successful meet-up — thanks to everyone that came along.

The slides from the session and .

A couple of parish notices.

  • One Team Gov Local is still inviting people to participate — just
  • Local Gov Digital has now…


Before I get underway describing our second online meetup, I’d like to take a quick moment to make a parish announcement. Kit Collingwood and Cate McLaurin are forming One Team Gov Local for folks that would like to come together to discuss cooperation between hands-on people at local authorities. If…


This community of interest was inspired by and similar recent discussions at GovCamp (). It builds on great foundations from the in MHCLG, LOTI and a number of other groups.

We are looking to specifically kickstart a community…


For some time, now I’ve been looking at the success of the cross-government Slack, , and wondering why something similar isn’t happening one level up — in the international space. …


Today I finally got around to reading from , and that focuses on the boundary between informal networks and formal organisational structures. …


The UK government has opened also-known-as “vaccine passports”.

This is my response (based on help provided from ).

Dear Minister,

I wish to add my voice to the large and growing number of people in the UK who wish to express our extreme…


The new Bill, comprised of a number of 2019 Conservative election manifesto promises, is likely to be debated soon.

Via I’ve been reading about some of the measures likely to be introduced.

  • The end of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act
  • Boundary changes that will equalise the number of…

I’ve finally gotten around to watching the video of this that was posted on 6th March.

I haven’t had the time to watch many of the Services Weeks videos yet but by all accounts is was another excellent showcase of great digital work being done by teams all across…

David Durant

Senior Delivery Manager at HackIT. Ex-GDSer. Co-organiser of unconferences. Opinionated when awake, often asleep.

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