Policy paper

National Information Infrastructure

This document sets out how the UK government is progressing National Information Infrastructure.

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



In the government response to the Shakespeare Review of June 2013, the government sets out its aim to create a National Information Infrastructure (NII). Since then we have been developing a collaborative process for identifying this set of important data. This has included identifying and maintaining an inventory of data held by government, prioritising data to be included in the NII and supporting organisations to release data.

The NII will contain the data held by government which is likely to have the broadest and most significant economic and social impact if made available and accessible outside of government, where possible.

These NII datasets are provided as examples:

Published 31 October 2013
Last updated 24 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. National Information Infrastructure implementation document added.

  2. First published.