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Government outlines plans for Public Data Corporation

Public Secore Travel - Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude and Business Minister Edward Davey have detailed plans to establish a Public Data Corporation this year.

Further work is currently underway to identify the shape and size of the organisation including which bodies and data sets should be included in its remit.

The objective is to bring together Government bodies and data into one organisation to provide easily accessible public information. The data will also be used to leverage public sector procurement.