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Open data at the local level can help to create a new eco-system of openness and activism

In 2010, the Government began pushing for local authorities in England to release information on public spending over a certain threshold – in this case £500. Ben Worthy argues that although reform is needed to maximise the potential of this

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Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Freedom of Information (20 Jul 2015)

We are committed to being the most transparent Government in the world. To deliver that goal we are opening up government to citizens by making it easier to access information and increase the volume available, with a record 20,000 datasets

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Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Medical Research Council (10 Jul 2015)

Stephen McPartland Conservative, Stevenage To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what steps he is taking to ensure that technology and knowledge generated through Medical Research Council investments is open access. Jo Johnson Minister of State

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Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Topical Questions (23 Jun 2015)

Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) Yesterday it emerged that the Secretary of State was considering making it more difficult to get hold of official documents under freedom of information rules. I recall that the previous Cabinet Minister, the now

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Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Report on departmental open data commitments and adherence to public data principles for the period between April and June 2014 (24 Mar 2015)

I am laying the attached ‘Report on departmental open data commitments and adherence to public data principles for the period between April and June 2014’. The report is released on a quarterly basis and details progress against our commitment to

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Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: EU Competitiveness Council (pre-Council statement) (23 Feb 2015)

My hon Friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Minister for Intellectual Property (Baroness Neville-Rolfe) will today make the following statement. The European Competitiveness Council will take place on Monday 2nd March and Tuesday 3rd

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