data.parliament.uk beta

data.parliament for Starters

I am a business analyst in the Data.Parliament team, looking at the business processes that provide information to Data.Parliament. I went along to last week’s Accountability Hack with the rest of the team, with the aim to see what a non- techie, with no database or programming tools, could achieve using the Data.Parliament website. We […]

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Swipee Swipee – Our #AccHack14 submission!

Swipee Swipee will is a tinder-style application which presents the User with the text of a succession of Early Day Motions EDMs together with the portrait of the primary sponsor. The user swipes towards green or red to indicate whether they would or wouldn’t support each EDM. After each EDM is swiped the application displays […]

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data.parliament @ Accountability Hack 2014

We are pleased to announce that data.parliament will be providing data to be used during the Accountability Hack 2014 data.parliament is a platform that enables the sharing of UK Parliament’s data with consumers both within and outside of Parliament. Designed to complement existing data services it aims to be the central publishing platform and data […]

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Our Second Demonstrator is now on GitHub

Have you ever wondered what your MP asked HM Treasury last Wednesday? Did you go to bed not knowing how she/he casted vote last evening? Then fear no more! All that knowledge is available via modest medium of MPExplorer brought to you by the DDP team. Head straight to github (https://github.com/UKParliData/MPExplorer) and check our source. […]

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