Voter Registration Deadline Passes The deadline for applying to be registered to vote for the general election and other polls on May 7 passed at midnight on 20 April 2015. From: Cabinet Office First published: 22 April 2015 Part of: Government efficiency, transparency and accountability
Funding for Veterans to Attend VE Day 70 Commemorations Cost of travel funding available for Second World War veterans to attend events in London for the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
Government Support for Open Document Formats A number of departments are now starting to publish in open formats and major software providers are improving their support.
Cyber First Pilot Student Sponsorship Scheme Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for Cyber Security, today (24 March 2015) announced a new Cyber First scheme to enhance the UK’s cyber security skills base and meet the increasing demand of this rapidly growing sector.
Crown Hosting Data Centres – New Government Data Centre Hosting There will be a £105 million boost for taxpayers over 7 years from a joint venture to revolutionise hosting government computer servers.
New Union Jack Funding Placques Publicly-funded infrastructure projects will be branded with a Union Jack plaque to recognise taxpayers’ key contribution in funding vital projects.
International Open Data Day – Open Data Camp Today is International Open Data Day and to mark the occasion the government is liberating previously unreleased data and making it available to the general public.
New Campaign to Encourage Under-Registered Groups to Register to Vote A number of organisations will receive a share of £2.5 million funding to encourage people to #RegisterToVote.
MOJ Digital Services Call-Off Contract The CJEP will play a key role in delivering IT-enabled business change that, in combination with other delivery programmes, will reform the CJS.
New Year’s Honours List 2015 The New Year Honours lists 2015, published today, recognise the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.