08 August 2011

UK - Consultation on Data Policy for a Public Data Corporation

(Cabinet Office)
Government is exploring what more it can do to maximise the growth opportunities from data that public sector organisations collect more freely available. In January this year, the Government announced its intention to create a Public Data Corporation (PDC). The Government has already made progress toward the establishment of a PDC, through bringing under single departmental sponsorship three organisations: HM Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey. This consultation explores questions on key aspects of data policy – charging, licensing and regulation of public sector information produced by the PDC for re-use – that will determine how a PDC can deliver against all its objectives. Deadline for responses: 27 October 2011