The Architecture of Access: Unpacking the Complexity of Legislative Data Accessibility
Written on March, 2023
The digital era has irrevocably changed the way citizens engage with governmental institutions, including parliaments. However, the shift towards digital platforms has raised complex issues surrounding the accessibility and user-friendliness of legislative data. While the importance of making this data available to the public is generally acknowledged, the means to accomplish this effectively remains a subject of significant debate. This essay critically examines the key elements that should underpin a user-friendly interface for accessing legislative data and explores how these can be effectively implemented.