Post Tagged with: "local government"

Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Report: London councils spending over £1million on GDPR

Preparations for the incoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is costing London councils over £1.2million to implement, according to a new policy paper published by Parliament Street and authored by our C.E.O. Patrick Sullivan. Parliament Street has discovered that cash-strapped local authorities were spending between £25,000 and £300,000 to ensure all data standards were compliant by the deadline of […]

by · 27th February 2018 · Research, Blog
The Future of Local Government

The Future of Local Government

By Cllr Stephen Canning It’s Monday morning and Ellie’s recycling hasn’t been collected, frustrated she sends a DM to the council Twitter account on her way out of the house. Using geolocation it dispatches a drone to go collect the bag that was missed by the refuse collection and sends her a picture to show it being removed. Later, during […]

by · 25th November 2014 · Home Affairs
BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

BYOD Policies in Local Government – a new Parliament Street report

A new research paper, produced by UK think tank Parliament Street has examined the extent to which Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies operate in London Borough Councils. The report, written by Steven George-Hilley, the organisation’s director of technology, calls on public sector decision-makers to invest more in BYOD research and implementation. Read the full report here (PDF): BYOD in […]

by · 18th August 2014 · Research
The Future of Local Government

The Future of Local Government

By Luke Mackenzie The future of Local Government is perhaps one of the biggest issues that victory in 2015 will need to face. Recently Lord Heseltine published a report on how to create wealth, titled ‘No Stone Unturned’, he listed 89 recommendations. Recommendation 11, in my view is one of the most important and consequential of these:  ‘All two-tier English […]

by · 1st July 2013 · Blog