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Portrait of Ben Worthy

Ben Worthy

Ben Worthy is a lecturer in Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is working on a new book ‘The Politics of Freedom of Information: How and Why Governments Pass Laws That Threaten Their Power’ (Manchester: MUP). He is also researching the impact of the UK Government’s Transparency Agenda. Ben is the Independent Reporter on the UK’s Open Government National Action Plan for the Open Government Partnership.

Email b.worthy@bbk.ac.uk

Staff web page http://www.bbk.ac.uk/politics/our-staff/academic/ben-worthy

Research blog on Transparency and Open Data https://opendatastudy.wordpress.com/

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Co-Creation in the UK

The UK made a big effort to be as open and co-operative as possible in its second and third National Action Plan (NAP) process and, based on what I saw and heard, both government and civil society worked hard to…