Advised by Sir
Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt and others, government are
opening up data for reuse. The www.data.gov.uk site seeks to give a way into the
wealth of government data and is under constant development.
Designed for people outside of
government who have the skills and abilities to make wonderful things
out of public data. The site is a first step in building a
collaborative relationship with the private sector
For example, Under Accidental Fires, did you know that….
The United Kingdom Fire and Rescue Services attended 722,000 fire and
false alarm incidents in 2008/09 – a 10 per cent decrease on 2007/08.
In England, 562,000 incidents were attended (also a 10 per cent