Summary of civil society and public sector policy discussions on data use in government

Since March 2014 civil society organisations, privacy groups, government departments, academics and the wider public sector have been collectively discussing how government can be made to be more efficient and effective through its use of data. The core focus has been to enhance the availability of high quality research and statistics from administrative data; prevent fraud, reduce error and help citizens manage debt they have with government; and ensure the right services are offered to the right person at the right time. This document sets out the current thoughts emerging from each of those areas.

Summary of Interim Findings OPM data sharing [PDF]

Annexes to Summary of Interim findings OPM data sharing [PDF]

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Tim Hughes

About Tim Hughes

Tim is Involve's incoming director, taking over from 21st January 2017. Tim has led campaigns and advocacy on open government; advised national, devolved and local governments, civil society organisations and multilateral institutions; and researched and written on topics including public participation, open government, democratic reform, civil society advocacy and public administration.

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