Surrey County Council has been named an ‘Open Data Champion’ by Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude for its digital approach.
He named Surrey as one of 16 champions nationally at an event looking at the role of the ‘local authority of the future’.
Openly published data can be used to create applications that provide better public services, boost the economy and help people with day to day tasks.
Millions of facts and figures are published on the Surrey-i website developed by the county council on behalf of a range of county public services.
A press release can be found on the Cabinet Office website.
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