On Tuesday 29 January, PICTFOR hosted a roundtable discussion in the House of Commons in partnership with the ICO.
PICTFOR was delighted that its first event of was to launch the ICO’s latest report, Outsourcing Oversight? The case for reforming access to information law, which seeks to understand and bridge the transparency gap by offering legislative solutions to increase public trust.
The report is the first to be laid before Parliament in 10 years.
Hosted by POLITICO’s Annabelle Dickson, attendees at the report launch heard from Elizabeth Denham CBE, Information Commissioner, Jo Pedder, Head of Engagement at the ICO, Tom Sasse, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Government & the Event Host Daniel Zeichner MP, PICTFOR Officer and Chair of the APPG for Data Analytics.
Please see below for a selection of photos from our informative evening discussing the transparency gap in public service provision and the solutions provided by the ICO’s latest report.
Please note: This document includes the minutes of the meeting. This is not an official publication of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. It has not been approved by either House or its committees. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of Members of both Houses with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed in this report are those of the group