Francis Maude is the former Minister for the Cabinet Office in the United Kingdom, and is a member of the House of Lords. As Minister, he led the United Kingdom’s representation on the OGP Steering Committee from 2011-2015, including its Co-Chair year.
This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post website. The movement for transparency and openness in government took decisive steps forward last week. As lead co-chair of the Open Government Partnership, the UK hosted the first ministerial level meeting in…