Personal blogging by Steph Gray, founder of Helpful Digital and erstwhile bureaucrat

Tag: purdah

Why I’m going dark for purdah

February 3, 2010

When the General Election is called, and government enters the pre-election phase known as purdah, I’m going to suspend my personal blogging and tweeting at least until the results are announced. Why? In a word, it’s too risky. This will be the first election with really active social media. Last time around, Whitehall Webby (2007)…