Are you serious? Welfare + healthcare + pensions = 7.6 * defence in 2012. People say cut Trident, well Trident is a rounding error. You could pay for it out of the NHS IT budget alone!
Any politician truly interested in transparent government will pay this guy a salary (job description: "same thing you always did, but more"), and maybe even give him a few hacker underlings and a web designer. His sites are ugly but awesome.