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The uses of public sector information

Paul Longley to join government Advisory Panel

The uses of public sector information

Professor Paul Longley has been invited to join the Ministry of Justice Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information,  a Non-Departmental Public Body established in April 2003.


The APPSI's role is:


  • to advise Ministers on how to encourage and create opportunities in the information industry for greater re-use of public sector information
  • to advise the Director of the Office of Public Sector Information and Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office about changes and opportunities in the information industry, so that the licensing of Crown copyright and public sector information is aligned with current and emerging developments
  • to review and consider complaints under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 and advise on the impact of the complaints procedures under those regulations.


For further details see