APPSI 2009-10 annual report

The APPSI annual report for 2009-10 sets out:

  • the advice that the Panel gave to government in 2009-10; and its recommendations to official consultations that are central to the re-use of public sector information (PSI) agenda, including:
    -    the reform of Ordnance Survey's new business strategy
    -    the response to the consultation on the transposition of the INSPIRE Directive [2007/2EC]
    -    the response to Government initiatives in information policy
    -    the Department of Communities and Local Government's consultation, Policy Options for geographic information from Ordnance Survey
  • the key issues emerging from policy developments which the Panel has discussed and debated at its meetings and annual seminar
  • the Panel's role in spreading knowledge and awareness of the value of PSI
  • the Panel's plans for 2010-2011 to help progress the PSI agenda
  • the costs of operating the Panel during the financial year 2009-10.

APPSI annual report 2009-10 (PDF, 0.48Mb)

APPSI 2008-09 annual report

APPSI's annual report covers the work of the Panel from April 2008 to March 2009, and sets out some priorities for the future. Key highlights of the report include:

  • the advice that the Panel gave to Michael Wills, Minister of State for Justice in 2008; and its recommendations to official consultations that are central to the re-use of public sector information (PSI) agenda
  • the key issues emerging from policy developments which the Panel has discussed and debated at its meetings and annual seminar
  • the work undertaken by specific members of the Panel in reviewing APPSI's complaints review function
  • the Panel's role in spreading knowledge and awareness of the value of PSI.

APPSI annual report 2008-09 (PDF, 1.48Mb)

APPSI 2007 annual report

APPSI's annual report 2007 highlights:

  • the marked increase across government in the level of interest and debate in the re-use of public sector information (PSI)
  • the increase of public awareness of the issues surrounding re-use and recent coverage in the press
  • APPSI's paper to Ministers in October 2007 which outlined the need for a Government strategy on the re-use of public sector information, with proposals for the short and medium term
  • APPSI's responses to important Government studies and consultations:
                - the Office of Fair Trading Market study on the Commercial Use of Public Information
                - the Cabinet Office's Power of Information Review
  • the stepping down of the Chair, Professor Richard Susskind OBE at the end of April 2008, and the appointment of the new Chair, Professor David Rhind CBE.

APPSI annual report 2007 (PDF, 3.13Mb)

APPSI financial statement 2006-07

APPSI financial statement 2006-07 (PDF, 0.04Mb)

APPSI 2006 annual report

The 2006 report:

  • offers broad support for the recent merger between The National Archives and the Office of Public Sector Information
  • welcomes APPSI's relocation, as an NDPD, from the Cabinet Office to the Department of Constitutional Affairs
  • stresses the importance of the recent OFT Market Study on the Commercial Use of Public Information
  • provides a summary of APPSI's response to Transformation Government
  • provides a series of 16 short case studies that highlight how public sector information can be re-used.

APPSI annual report 2006 (PDF, 1.62Mb)

Earlier annual reports

Previous annual reports can be found on the UK Government Web Archive.

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