commentonthis

About CommentOnThis.com

This is a site designed to make it easier to take the core of large published reports and allow anyone to comment on them.

More...

  • improve Directgov and Businesslink.gov so they become the primary information and transactional channels for citizens and businesses, reducing the number of departmental specific websites, providing the Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Paymaster General respectively with responsibility for the services;

    Email this to a friend.
    Previous itemNext item.


Comments:


This I dont get. Why we dont just let Directgov wither and give Sam Smith and Chris Lightfoot medals and civil service pensions and let everyone use DirectionlessGov (bunging a bob or too Google's way as we go)? If nobody can tell me what's wrong with that I'll just have to look into it for myself. In an ideal world the government would engage me professionally to find out the answer to this burning question so perhaps I'll just hold my breath until that happens (or I burst).

Posted by William on 2006-12-30 14:44:42.
Link. Report abuse to tgs-abuse@msmith.net. Back to the main document list

Further thought. It's fine for us to "improve Direct Gov so much that everyone wants to use it and everything else withers away". But to make everyone use DirectGov by closing everything else makes as much sense to me as forcing everyone to the New Orleans Superdome by closing the bridges with armed guards after Katrina. To date DirectGov has been expensive and a bit annoying: is it about to become the one biggest problem in online government?

Posted by William on 2007-01-24 11:47:47.
Link. Report abuse to tgs-abuse@msmith.net. Back to the main document list

Comment


(You must give a valid email address, but it will not be displayed to the public.)


We only allow the following html tags em strong blockquote p br. After posting, there may be a short delay before your comment appears on the site