Posts by Andy Baker

The Right to Report, Webcasting and Devolution

On 6th August Eric Pickles signed a Parliamentary order allowing press and public to film and digitally report from all public meetings of local government bodies. It is an update on Margaret Thatcher’s 1960 law allowing written reporting of council meetings. We briefly spoke about the implications for local authorities in our last post but with ...


Public-i’s products are now available in the CloudStore

A couple of weeks ago we were notified by the Government Procurement Service that our bid to become a supplier on G Cloud was successful. For those that don’t know, G Cloud is a UK Government programme that promotes government-wide adoption of cloud computing. The initiative was created as a more flexible, efficient and accessible ...


Reflections from my first Public-i User Group #PIUG12

On Friday I attended my first User Group with Public-i at the Hallam Conference Centre in London. We had a brilliant turnout with around 20 of our clients being represented and the web communications manager from the Royal Holloway, University of London, Danny Rozario, also joined us for the debate. This was an exciting opportunity ...