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How to Score Politicians Without Turning Parliament Into a Game

How to Score Politicians Without Turning Parliament Into a Game | eParticipate! | Scoop.it
There is no "right" way to assess the performance of parliamentarians. There is no algorithm that will rank them perfectly, no set of stats that will objectively determine their effectiveness.

 

However, some sites try to do so and threaten parliamentary Democracy[...]

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Talks collapse on access to EU documents

Talks collapse on access to EU documents | eParticipate! | Scoop.it
The EU Council's former top lawyer explains why legal advice should be kept secret, as talks collapse on new freedom of information rules.Related Stories[Focus] EU deal moves toward pan-European copyright rules[Agenda] Spain and Greece top EU agenda...
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Brussels hits out at 'nutty NGOs' and corporate sharks

Brussels hits out at 'nutty NGOs' and corporate sharks | eParticipate! | Scoop.it
The EU commission has said freedom of information rules should be tightened because corporate lawyers and NGOs abuse the system.
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Unleashing the Potential – the UK Open Data White Paper

Unleashing the Potential – the UK Open Data White Paper | eParticipate! | Scoop.it
The British Government has just published Unleashing the Potential – the Open Data White Paper [PDF]. It is the culmination of a two-year programme to put transparency and participation at the centre of its strategy for public service reform.
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European Commission launches new Transparency portal

European Commission launches new Transparency portal | eParticipate! | Scoop.it

The website gives citizens the opportunity to consult on what issues the European institutions are working on.

 

Users can find direct access to information related with legislation, impact assessments, consultations or lobbying, among others. They also have access to different documents and to experts groups and advisory committees.

 

Finally, relevant EU information in one place!

It's usability however still needs to be tested.

 

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