Ben Worthy

University of London - Birkbeck College

Malet Street

London, WC1E 7HX

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

David Cameron's Transparency Revolution? The Impact of Open Data in the UK

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2013
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 619 (47,744)
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Open Data, Transparency

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Leadership Capital: Measuring the Dynamics of Leadership

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2014
Mark Bennister, Paul 't Hart and Ben Worthy
Canterbury Christ Church University College, Australian National University (ANU) - School of Social Sciences and University of London - Birkbeck College
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Disruptive, Dynamic and Democratic? Ten Years of Freedom of Information in the UK

Parliamentary Affairs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Dec 2015
Ben Worthy and Robert Hazell
University of London - Birkbeck College and University of London
Downloads 406 (80,550)
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evaluation; freedom of information; impact on Whitehall; impact on local government; policy objectives; successes and failures

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Transparency at the Parish Pump: A Field Experiment to Measure the Effectiveness of Freedom of Information Requests

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Ben Worthy, Peter John and Matia Vannoni
University of London - Birkbeck College, Department of Political Economy, KCL and IGIER, Bocconi University
Downloads 347 (96,573)
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The Impact of the Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Nigel Bowles, James T Hamilton, David Levy (eds) Transparency in Politics and the Media: Accountability and Open Government, London: L.B. Tauris, 31-45, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Ben Worthy and Robert Hazell
University of London - Birkbeck College and University of London
Downloads 289 (117,975)

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Freedom of Information, Transparency, UK

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Freedom of Information and the Media

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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Freedom of Information, media, eco-system

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Getting it, Spending it, Losing it: Exploring Political Capital

Political Studies Association 2012 Annual Conference
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Mark Bennister and Ben Worthy
Canterbury Christ Church University College and University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 217 (157,178)

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Leadership, Political Capital

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Going On and On? Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher: Leadership Capital Compared

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Mark Bennister and Ben Worthy
Canterbury Christ Church University College and University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 211 (161,270)
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Leadership Capital, Prime Ministers, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair

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Access to Information in the UK and India

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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Freedom of Information, Right To Information Act, India, UK

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Making Transparency Stick: The Complex Dynamics of Open Data

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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Open Data, transparency, UK

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Brexit and Open Government in the UK

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 160 (206,567)
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Brexit and Open Government in the UK: 11 Months of May

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2017
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 140 (230,400)
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Brexit, openness, transparency, Theresa May

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‘Three Harmless Words’: New Labour and Freedom of Information

New Labour and the Constitution: Twenty Years On’, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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FOI, freedom of information, New Labour, Tony Blair

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The Impact of Open Data in the UK: Complex, Unpredictable and Political

Public Administration 93 (3): 788-805, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 126 (250,100)
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open data, transparency, UK

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Freedom of Information in Europe: Creation, Context and Conflict

Contested Trade-Offs: Transparency and Secrecy in European Democracies. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jun 2019
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 92 (313,222)

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Access to Information, Freedom of Information, Europe

16.

Rebels as Local Leaders? The Mayoralties of Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson Compared

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Ben Worthy and Mark Bennister
University of London - Birkbeck College and Canterbury Christ Church University College
Downloads 92 (311,105)

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Elected Mayors, London, Ken Livingstone, Boris Johnson

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Does FOI Work? The Impact of Freedom of Information on Local And Central Government in England

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 86 (324,438)

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Freedom of Information, Central Government, Local Government, UK

18.

From Fishing to Experimentation: Transparency as Information-Gathering a Typology and Framework for Analysis

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2018
Gregory Michener and Ben Worthy
EBAPE/FGV and University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 74 (354,529)
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Transparency, Freedom of Information, requesters

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Ending in Failure? The Performance of ‘Takeover’ Prime Ministers 1916-2016

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
Downloads 67 (374,169)

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Prime Minister, UK, performance, longevity

20.

The Development of Freedom of Information in Britain 1960-2000

Draft Chapter for Felle, T. and Mair, J. (2014) FOI 10 years on: freedom fighting or lazy journalism? London: Abramis UK
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Apr 2015
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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Freedom of Information, FOI, Britain

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Freedom of Information and the MPs’ Expenses Crisis

Draft of Chapter for Hudson, J (2014) At the Public’s Expense? The Political Consequences of the 2009 British MPs’ Expenses Scandal OUP, pp. 27-43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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Freedom of Information, MPs' Expenses

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Secrecy and Leadership: The Case of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiations

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Sep 2019
Ben Worthy and Marlen Heide
University of London - Birkbeck College and University of Lugano
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Secrecy, Leadership, Legitimacy, Brexit

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Transparency: Negotiating Institutional Domains

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Jun 2019
Ben Worthy
University of London - Birkbeck College
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transparency,

24.

Tony Blair: Leadership Capital Squandered?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Mar 2015
Mark Bennister and Ben Worthy
Canterbury Christ Church University College and University of London - Birkbeck College
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Tony Blair, Prime Minister, Leadership Capital Index

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Open House? The Impact of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on the UK Parliament

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Nov 2014
Ben Worthy and Gabrielle Bourke
University of London - Birkbeck College and Independent
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Freedom of Information, Parliament

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The Sword: How MPs and Peers Have Used Freedom of Information in the UK

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Dec 2013
Ben Worthy and Robert Hazell
University of London - Birkbeck College and University of London
Downloads 28 (528,978)

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Freedom of Information, Parliament, Westminster, Accountability