Recently, the government has launched an innovative new website:, which provides access to information about public services, national statistics, and access to official data. Six months in the making, the new site will continue to grow and be added to, with plans to eventually include local government information and make the most comprehensive online resource on UK facts and figures.

Following on from the Freedom of Information Act, provides an extra level of accountability, adding to the Labour government’s record of increasing transparency and accessibility to the workings of government.