Corporate report

Public Data Group: Open Data statement 2014

Provides information on the work of PDG to support the Open Data agenda, and commitments for 2014 to 2015 and beyond.

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


Public Data Group (PDG) Open Data Statement 2014


The Public Data Group (PDG) brings together 4 public sector bodies - Companies House, Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey - that collect, refine, manage and distribute data on the nation’s companies, property, weather and geography.

This document provides a description of the kind of data these organisations already make available, and sets out PDG’s commitments to future Open Data releases and activity. It contains:

  • background information on the members of the group
  • an explanation of why some data is free and some data is charged for
  • information on the open data PDG makes available and the formats it is provided in
  • information on the activities PDG carry out to support use of their data

Further information on the Public Data Group

Published 15 July 2014