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Bad news, good news, data and the Leeds housing crisis

I’m a big fan of the Yorkshire Evening Post, but I’m struggling with its front page “exclusive” news story this morning. Yes, yes, there’s a housing crisis in Leeds. And yes, “it’s time to end it”. And yes, as the paper … Continue reading

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Where did that £12.7m construction money go? “Open data” and transparency in Leeds

Remember how pleased people were last year when local councils were forced by the government to publish a list every month of all of their spending over £500? Wasn’t all this “open data” going to usher in a new era … Continue reading

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