Open data and other issues explored with Ministers

25 November 2015

The Science and Technology Committee explores new issues such as the 'Open Data' initiative and invites ministers to revisit issues covered in earlier sessions: how opportunities from big data are being taken forward, data sharing, data protection and informed consent.


Tuesday 1 December 2015, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 2.15pm

  • Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society
  • Paul Maltby, Director of Data, Government Digital Service
  • Gavin Starks, Chief Executive Officer, Open Data Institute

At 3.15pm

  • Ed Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Rebecca Endean OBE, Director, Research Base, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Baroness Shields, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Peter Knight, Deputy Director, Research and Development Directorate, Department of Health

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