Transcripts of conversations with mySociety people

That's it.

But to talk specifically about parliamentary standards. A common standard for parliamentary documents allows parliaments to share and reuse information more freely, allows parliamentary monitoring organisations to build tools together that can be much more easily deployed all over the world, it allows monitoring of social and political issues on wider scale and in a much more accurate fashion.

So standards, and Akoma Ntoso is one, they are not there to frustrate anyone's needs but on the contrary, to empower them, to make our own information much more accessible and reusable.

Standards also provide a unique opportunity for economy of scales and cost-saving since they can boost innovation and reduce costs because of the wider re-use and markets that a widely adopted standard may provide.

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