Policy paper

Government Digital Strategy: action 16 - opening up government data and transactions

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

How government departments will carry out action 16 of the Government Digital Strategy.


The Government Digital Strategy commits each government department to carrying out 16 actions.

Action 16 is ‘Help third party organisations create new services and better information access for their own users by opening up government data and transactions’.

This document contains details of what government departments will do to make this happen.