Technical Companion to the ‘Code of Recommended Practice’



Write a technical companion to the DCLG Code or Recommended Practice for Transparency – to explain when and how to publish 5* Linked Data.


Next Steps

  • Finalise documents


6th August 2013

Provide Inventories and Registries paper to DCLG, and used as the basis of requirements to, and as input to the Peterborough Breakthrough fund project.


24th June 2013

Revision 4 published, now with a ‘Forward’ from Roger Hampson, CX of London Borough of Redbridge


5th June 2013

Revision 3 presented to the Local Public Data Panel


11th April 2013

Received feedback to first draft.


28th March 2013

Written 1st pass of the techncial companion document and shared it with several Linked Data exports for their feedback.


22nd March 2013

Created a scoping document for agreement by DCLG, to define the contents of the ‘companion’.

Captured Linked Data Experiences from Local Authorities as material

  • Bristol City Council – Air Polution
  •  Hampshire Land Supply
  • Unit4 – Spending Data

Created presentation material which will become the document, on how to create and publish Linked Data.  Presented to many councils at the LGA regional events.

Checked through contents for Document with Chair of the Linked Data Group.

Created requirements for WordPress Web Site.