UK chancellor George Osborn
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George Osborne: Social data to be 'unlocked'

The UK Chancellor George Osborne says officials are releasing economic and social data which is currently "locked away in government servers".

He told delegates at a Google conference that raw data would enable people to analyse the performance of public services.

Rory Cellan-Jones reports from Google's Zeitgeist meeting in Hertfordshire.

  • 16 May 2011
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