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Ordnance Survey: Map Watch Initiative

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the purpose is of the Ordnance Survey’s Map Watch initiative. (155679)

The Ordnance Survey ‘Map Watch’ initiative is an internal departmental initiative, started in 2000, to encourage Ordnance Survey staff to identify potentially unlicensed extracts of Ordnance Survey mapping contained within third party publications, so that infringements of Crown copyright may be investigated and resolved.