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Statutory Instruments: unlocking democracy

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Back in March, I was part of the House of Lords contingent at the Rapid Start event. The key theme was ‘Unlocking democracy for all’ and, in a small but significant way, our prototype delivered that aim by making it as easy for anyone to follow statutory instruments (Parliament considers around 1,000 per year) as for bills (around 20 per year).

Guest blogger Holly Greenland writes about her Rapid Start experience

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Holly is the Deputy Head of Public Information in the House of Commons. Holly was invited along to join a team consisting of staff from the Digital Service, our partner fluxx and other House staff from the Lords and the Commons in a two day rapid prototyping event called “Rapid Start.”

Parly Hack 2014 is Accountability Hack, come and join us!

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It’s that time of the year when we start to think about Parliament Week and our annual Parliament hackathon. This year we’re partnering with the National Audit Office (NAO) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to bring you Accountability Hack.