Local authority data transparency code

Code of recommended practice for local authorities on data transparency

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The code of recommended practice for local authorities on data transparency

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The code preserves the principles of transparency by asking councils to follow 3 key principles when publishing data. They are to:

  • respond to public demand
  • release data in open formats available for re-use
  • release data in a timely way
Published 29 September 2011