Facebook page calls for more open government

A campaign page calling for greater transparency from St Helena Government has been launched on Facebook by island commentator John Turner. It follows comments by the Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, who said that he favoured transparency but would not impose it on governments in the overseas territories. He said it was for journalists, councillors and voters to press for more open government.

Read more in this week’s St Helena Independent (25 May).

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AUDIO: DfID Secretary on island’s “brilliant opportunity”

LINK:
Transparency St Helena

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