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People across the civil service, public and private sectors are delivering and working using Open Policy Making tools, techniques and design thinking. Here can read about their learnings and findings in the field.

Design, digital and data: report back from our Sprint Policy event

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Find out what happened at our latest Open Policy Making event, co-hosted with the Government Digital Service. You can read more about what Open Policy Making is and what it looks like in practice on our new blog:

Using design principles to imagine a different future for Southwark

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Faced with a large budget cut, Southwark Council chose a radical open approach to decide what to prioritise and how to run its services. The team started by trying to get a better idea what local residents wanted, as well as what was and was not working.