23 July 2011

UK - Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey become part of the BIS Family

(COI)
The Prime Minister announced that responsibility for the Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey will pass to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). The Department’s Permanent Secretary, Martin Donnelly, welcomed the move, which marks a significant step towards establishment of a Public Data Corporation, plans for which were announced by the Government in January this year.