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United Kingdom

Open Data and Application Interfaces in Ways That Encourage Businesses (UK0037)



Action Plan: United Kingdom – First National Action Plan 2011-2013

Action Plan Cycle: 2011

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Unclear

Support Institution(s): Unclear

Policy Areas

Access to Information, E-Government, Open Data, Public Participation

IRM Review

IRM Report: United Kingdom Progress Report 2011–2013

Starred: No

Early Results: No IRM Data

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information , Civic Participation , Technology

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i



The government will open its data and application interfaces in ways that encourage businesses and social providers to develop new market opportunities. For example, the website Mumsnet uses Directgov tools built on standardised interfaces to provide users with up-to-date information on schools and family services.


Open Government Partnership