Welfare Sector Transparency Board

The Welfare Sector Transparency Board advises on transparency in the welfare sector.

Role of the group

The government has set up transparency boards to advise on transparency in specific policy areas. DWP and the Cabinet Office have set up the Welfare Sector Transparency Board. The board looks at:

  • DWP’s growth review requirements set out in the Open Data Strategy
  • the linking and release of DWP data sets that could be used by industry for commercial purposes, analysed by academia for wider public benefit, or reused across other government departments and local authorities

The DWP Open Data Group supports the work of the board.

Membership

The board is chaired by David Frazer DWP Director of Information, and includes members from:

  • the financial services sector
  • employment-related service providers
  • academia
  • the Information Commissioner’s Office
  • Citizens Advice
  • Demographics User Group
  • Cabinet Office

Terms of reference

Welfare Sector Transparency Board terms of reference

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Welfare Sector Transparency Board meetings

19 February 2015 meeting

Minutes – Welfare Sector Transparency Board 19 February 2015

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Action points – Welfare Sector Transparency Board 19 February 2015

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Progress report – Welfare Sector Transparency Board 19 February 2015

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Improving understanding through better data presentation – Welfare Sector Transparency Board 19 February 2015

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10 July 2014 meeting

27 November 2013 meeting

13 June 2013 meeting

22 November 2012 meeting

For previous minutes and action points, please go to the National Archives website

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