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Making developer contributions open and transparent

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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 …

Releasing up to 389 Local Digital Fund proposals

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This has been an important, madly busy week for our new Local Digital Collaboration Unit. In just a 2-week period, we received 389 unique expressions of interest in running collaborative Local Digital Fund projects from 171 organisations. This included at …

Discovering what leaders need to make decisions in the digital age

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Participants at our consultation workshop

The Local Digital Team will be using the Local Digital Fund to build the capability of leaders delivering digital services, through digital leadership training. Local Digital Advisor Gavin Beckett outlines the user research the team have been doing to test their proposition, and what they learnt.

Declaration sign up service open for business

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A screenshot of the Declaration sign up form on the Local Digital website

The Local Digital team are delighted to announce the launch of the Declaration sign up service. It has been designed to allow local authorities and organisations working with local government to sign up to the Local Digital Declaration. To sign up, signatories will make a commitment in line with the principles of the Declaration. Learn more about signing up your organisation.

Lessons learnt from the first Local Digital Collaboration Roadshows

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Feedback from a retrospective session during the Leeds roadshow

The Local Digital Team have been touring the country on their first roadshow, meeting colleagues in local government. They shared knowledge and discussed ideas for better working together. Find out what the team learnt from the roadshow events and what they are doing next as a result.