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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

Pledge “supportmysociety”

"I will set up a standing order of at least £10 per month to help mySociety keep pushing for government openness but only if 200 supporters will do the same."

— Tom Steinberg, Director, mySociety

Deadline to sign up by: 1st June 2009
57 people signed up, 143 more were needed

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This week mySociety's site formed the backbone of the online campaign to prevent MPs concealing their expenses. We're not the only reason the vote was cancelled, of course, but we believe that this week we really showed that the Internet generation expects more than our parents did when it comes to accountability and transparency.

mySociety has both staff and volunteers, and we need all the financial support we can to keep improving sites like TheyWorkForYou, as well as to keep pushing public bodies of all kinds to embrace the possibilities for openness and responsiveness that the Internet make possible.

Help us by setting up a regular donation, and we promise we'll keep coding, pushing and demonstrating what's possible. The size of this pledge is about what it takes to keep TheyWorkForYou running with its current feature-set, but more money and more supporters will help us both maintain and improve more sites, like and

Instructions on how to set up a regular donation are at

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Current signatories (Green text = they've done it)

Tom Steinberg, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Cait Hurley
  • Harry Metcalfe
  • Peter Westwood
  • Chris Roos
  • Sam Smith
  • Stefan Magdalinski
  • Ed Dowding
  • William
  • Dougald Hine
  • Paul Whitehouse
  • Etienne Pollard
  • Tim Morley
  • James Wallis
  • Will Moffat
  • Abdul Majeed
  • Richard Robinson
  • Lucas Dixon
  • Benedict Steele
  • Callum Vincent
  • Alex Ingram
  • Nathan Brown
  • M E Peart
  • Blaine Cook
  • Peter Wainman
  • ricardo
  • Terry Evans
  • David Rose
  • Susan Brown
  • peter osborne
  • Andrew Shirley
  • Carmen Smith
  • Bill Rogers
  • Ashley Robinson
  • Ben Sansum
  • David Salgado
  • Tom Harris
  • Saul Albert
  • Frank Wood
  • Chris Kelly
  • Rich Waring
  • Zoe Nolan
  • Samin Ishtiaq
  • ben stevens
  • Fran
  • rahussein
  • stephanie cunningham
  • Trevor Durbidge
  • Mark Morton
  • Yunus Tasliel
  • James Christie
  • 7 people who did not want to give their names

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