Paul Maltby

Director of Data, Government Digital Service

Data Access Consultation

As readers of this blog will know, the government has embarked on a programme to transform the use of data in public services. We're focusing on the use of open data, data science, fixing our core data infrastructure and developing …

Institute for Government Whitehall Monitor report

The Institute for Government (IfG) recently produced the third of its Whitehall Monitor reports. If you haven’t had a look you should - it’s an interesting and well-written report by Gavin Freeguard and team that summarises the current state of …

The work of the government data programme

We have formed a new data group in GDS to support a cross-Government Data Programme. The aim of this is to transform how government uses data to drive benefits to citizens: supporting better decision making, digital services, opening data to …