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DWP in court next week to stop Universal Credit reports being published

By Tony Collins

At an FOI tribunal next week at Leicester Magistrates Court  (Monday, 22 February 2016) a legal team paid for by taxpayers will do their best to convince a judge that three reports on the Universal Credit IT programme must not be published. 588 more words

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Data Seal & open government data

This is a cool writeup of a cool technology that keeps more info in the public eye. However, fun takeaway:

My message was simple: file verification is a trivially-solved technological problem.

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DWP fraud and mistakes cost an estimated £3.2bn - despite new HMRC data links

By Tony Collins

The Department for Work and Pensions’ auditors have qualified the department’s latest accounts for the 26th year in a row because of “unacceptably high” fraud and mistakes. 684 more words

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Another fine NHS IT mess

By Tony Collins

Today the National Audit Office reports on the General Practice Extraction Service, an IT system that allows patient data to be extracted from all GP practices in England. 1,013 more words

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Universal Credit at "amber/red" says latest DWP report

By Tony Collins

The Major Projects Authority, which is part of the Cabinet Office’s Efficiency and Reform Group, has today published its annual report on 188 projects including Universal Credit, about which it makes only positive comments. 549 more words

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New national e-Referral Service "unavailable until further notice"

By Tony Collins

The NHS e-Referral Service which launched nationally on Monday was “unavailable until further notice”, the Health and Social Care Information Centre said at 9.30am today. 508 more words

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DWP gives out "selective" information on welfare reform even to its auditors

By Tony Collins

If the National Audit Office cannot obtain reliable and comprehensive information from the DWP, who can?

The NAO is the department’s auditor. Its head Amyas Morse signs off (or rather qualifies) the DWP’s accounts. 723 more words

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