News 22nd July 2015

PWYP UK urges UK Treasury to require open data reporting by all London Stock Exchange-listed extractive companies | PWYP UK

by Tim Hughes

Tim is coordinator of the UK Open Government Network.

PWYP UK has urged the UK Treasury to require open data reporting by all London Stock Exchange-listed extractive companies:

With the UK Treasury still appearing reluctant to prescribe open data payment reporting for non-UK-incorporated London-listed extractive companies, PWYP UK members have written to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke MP, highlighting this inconsistency with the UK’s Open Government Partnership and 2013 G8 commitments on open and machine-readable data and urging a rethink. Read the letter here. PWYP UK followed up with a letter to Cabinet Office Minister with responsibilities for the UK’s Open Government commitments, Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, here.

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