Inside the open data white paper: what does it all mean?
“Does anyone disagree with more open data? It's a huge part of the coalition government's transparency strategy, championed by Francis Maude in the Cabinet Office and key to the government's self-image. Launching the paper, Maude said: ‘Today we're at a pivotal moment – where we consider the rules and ways of working in a data‑rich world and how we can use this resource effectively, creatively and responsibly. This White Paper sets out clearly how the UK will continue to unlock and seize the benefits of data sharing in the future in a responsible way’ And this one comes with a spreadsheet too - a list of each department's commitments... We've extracted the key commitments below... “