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Inquiry launched on 10 July 2013.
The Committee is undertaking a programme of work on statistics and their use in Government by means of a series of eleven studies. One of these studies is about statistics and open data.
Statistics and Open Data
Public Administration Select Committee continue inquiry into statistics and open data
Public Administration Select Committee takes evidence on statistics and open data from 9.30am
This is the first session of PASC’s inquiry into Statistics and Open Data.
Evidence given by Professor Helen Margetts, Director, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, and Dr Ben Worthy, Lecturer in Politics, Birkbeck College, University of London; Tom Steinberg, Director, MySociety, Heather Savory, Chair, Open Data and User Group, and Dr Rufus Pollock, Chief Executive Officer, Open Knowledge Foundation (at 10.30 am).
Evidence given by Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Chair, Open Data Institute, and Stephan Shakespeare, Chief Executive, YouGov.
Evidence given by Michael Fallon, Minister, BIS, Nick Hurd MP, Minister for Civil Society, Cabinet Office; Jil Matheson, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, Glen Watson, Director General, Office for National Statistics, and Sean Whellams, Head, Statistics Profession, HM Revenue and Customs (at 5.30 pm).