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Public Sector Information

December 14, 2009

Question written on 14/12/2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills with reference to the announcement on 17 November 2009 on the Making Public Data Public initiative, what steps are being considered by the Government to increase the availability of public sector information to business, individuals and community organisations.

Answered by Stephen Timms

The Government’s overall policies and plans for increasing the availability and re-use of public data are set out in “Putting the Frontline First: Smarter Government” (Cm 7753), published on 7 December.