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Local Digital Declaration

Building confidence and expertise in local government for successful digital transformation

In the Local Digital Declaration, we outline our commitment to ‘creating the conditions for genuine organisational transformation to happen’. A key element of this is ensuring there are the training courses, knowledge sharing, and communities of practice, needed to create …

Modernising planning software in collaboration with councils and their suppliers

The Digital Planning Software Programme: supporting the improvement of digital planning software

Our digital planning software work is moving into a new phase of collaboration and delivery with Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) and software providers. We continue to build on the success of the Reducing Invalid Planning Applications (RIPA) and Back Office …

Two years of fixing the plumbing: celebrating ‘Digital Declaration Month’

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In July, the Local Digital Collaboration Unit celebrated the second anniversary of the Local Digital Declaration. We hosted a month-long celebration to thank our signatories and partners for all their hard work and promoted some of the amazing digital stories …

One year of fixing the plumbing: the Local Digital Declaration

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It's been one year since the Local Digital Declaration was published. The Local Digital Collaboration Unit at MHCLG reflect upon the achievements so far, and how their future work can further deliver upon the promises and principles of the Declaration.

Helping local government Chief Digital Officers make the most of the Local Digital Declaration

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We ran a discovery workshop on 12 February with 10 municipal digital leaders, Bloomberg Associates and Socitm to understand how we might better network and support them. Read the summary, the full event log and what we’re planning as a result.