We think that standards within public bodies - particularly local & national government - are often low, leading to poor service and wasted resources. Borough, District and county councils often do a poor job whilst forcing us to pay more through our council tax.
We believe we can address this problem by exercising our rights to Open Government and scrutinising the workings of public bodies.
To read about why, click here.
We are growing expertise and resources to help us scrutinise public organisations effectively.
The Audit Commission is an publicly-funded body set up to ensure that public money is used economically, efficiently and effectively. Read about them here.