It doesn’t seem that long ago we were publishing our first ever Open Data Plan. However as we’re nearly at the end of 2017 I thought it was about time that we reviewed what’s been happening since we published it, what progress we’ve made against our commitments and where we’re hoping to go next. Continue reading
I’m pleased to introduce a guest blog by Penny Babb from the Office for Statistics Regulation. The UK Statistics Authority is currently consulting on a revised version of the Code of Practice for statistics. The Code of Practice is the framework for the official statistics produced here in Wales as well as the rest of the UK.
As part of this revision the Authority are proposing that the Code provides principles that can apply to any numerical information so it is relevant to the wider data agenda. I’d very much encourage those with interest in data and statistics in Wales to respond.
Glyn Jones, Chief Statistician
What is the GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented in the UK on 25 May 2018 and organisations have less than a year left to prepare for its impact.