Originally published: http://data.gov.uk/blog/open-data-user-group-odug-response-to-hmrc-data-sharing-consultation Open Data User Group (ODUG) Response to HMRC data sharing consultation – September 2013 Last December ODUG made the case for the release of the UK Vat Register as Open Data. As a result, in July this year HMRC opened a consultation on Sharing and publishing data for public benefit. This consultation has just closed and… Read More

Originally published at: http://data.gov.uk/blog/odug-response-to-consultation-on-the-code-of-practice Earlier this month ODUG responded to the Cabinet Office consultation on the code of practice for datasets and beta charged licence. A copy of the full response is available below.Revisions to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 are intended to establish an enhanced right to… Read More

Open Data User Group (ODUG) – Response to the PAF® Advisory Board Licence Consultation ODUG’s Overall View is that there is no justification for maintaining the current ownership; licensing and pricing arrangement for PAF® and that both national benefit and benefit to Royal Mail would be best served by delivering PAF® as an Open Data… Read More