Monthly Archives: December 2012

Permanent Secretaries’ objectives, plus links

Published on 20th December 2012, the list of Permanent Secretaries’ objectives unfortunately omits to name the Department for which each person is Permanent Secretary. (Indicative of a Whitehall mindset where such knowledge is assumed, or of the extraordinary level of … Continue reading

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‘Opening’ the National Pupil Database: a parent’s response

The Department for Education proposes to ‘widen access’ to the information held in the National Pupil Database, changing the ‘purposes’ for which it can be shared. Or in other words, it intends to share your kids’ personal data, which it … Continue reading

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The other Comms Data report

Quick note if you’ve come here from Twitter: I joined Twitter a couple of months ago and am still learning the ropes. @frabcus pointed out that my timeline is hard to read, so I’ve now Storified my relevant Tweets from … Continue reading

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Hello World (again)

I am ‘reactivating’ this blog mainly because I’ve started using Twitter and can see it’ll be useful to have a place to post stuff that requires more than 140 characters to express. Also because I found myself being quoted off … Continue reading

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