145 signatories of the Local Digital Declaration committed to projects that work towards better outcomes for citizens through digital. All of these commitments have now been published on the Local Digital website.
We are delighted to announce that the Local Digital Fund is backing 16 projects in its first round, supporting 57 councils to find innovative routes towards improved digital services.
An expert panel joined the Local Digital Collaboration Unit team to review the projects shortlisted for the Local Digital Fund awards. Read how the successful bids were decided upon from the 77 full applications received.
Hosted by techUK, this co-design workshop invited tech suppliers and vendors to explore different areas of response to the Declaration. See the progress made at the event by each working group and the planned next steps.
One of the missions Paul introduced for our new digital directorate is to encourage diversification of the housing market using digital and data technologies. As with so many other areas, we think technology will transform planning and housing, enabling new …
What we've learnt from the expressions of interest stage and how we'll be taking the full Local Digital Fund applications forward from here.
The Local Digital team is delighted to announce that since its launch in July, the Local Digital Declaration has had senior sign-off from 86 organisations. In total, 123 organisations are currently at various points along the sign-up process.
The Digital Land services team recently ran a discovery in which we researched the barriers our users encounter when trying to find and use housing data. This is the first in a series of posts about those barriers, or what …
Head of the Digital Land Policy Peter Latham introduces his new team’s role in digital reform of the planning and housing system
The recently updated National Planning Policy Framework and associated guidance introduced the expectation that planning authorities will publish their viability statements and developer contributions to increase the transparency of the planning process. Publishing data around developer contributions will help people better understand the effect developer contributions have …