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Departmental Information

Volume 480: debated on Friday 17 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what types of data have been sold by his Department under the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations in the last 12 months. (222005)

Core information produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) can be re-used free of charge under the terms of the PSI Click-Use Licence which is administered by the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) in accordance with the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations. Core information produced by DCSF can also be re-used under the terms of the Value Added Licence which is also administered by OPSI. Re-use of the information under the terms of the Value Added Licence may incur a charge based on the type and amount of information. During the financial year 2007-08 the following categories of information were made available for re-use by DCSF and incurred a charge: some publications relating to: Children and Their Primary Schools; Identification, Referral and Tracking Software, and Models of Adult Learning; some photographs; and certain research reports.