[ok-scotland] Scottish Government Open Data Strategy: Draft document open for comment

Ewan Klein ewan.klein at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 09:57:28 UTC 2014

On 18 Nov 2014, at 22:12, Kate Byrne <k.byrne at ed.ac.uk> wrote:

> 1. Who is covered by "all organisations", para 6? Is this the whole of Scottish public sector, eg including universities, Health Boards, museums and archives...?
> " It is proposed that by the end of 2015 all organisations should have completed and published an open data publication plan, setting out their commitment to make data open and identifying what data they will make open. "

Interesting question. I don't what the intention of the Working Group was, but it seems reasonable to suppose that their proposal should apply to all organisations that are subject to FOI in Scotland. These are listed in Schedule 1 of the act:




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