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Data Transparency and Accountability: Covid 19

Inquiry

The Covid 19 pandemic has highlighted how important data is to Government for decision making, and the significance of data transparency for the public and Parliament in holding Government to account.

This inquiry was focused on decision making and transparency in response to Covid 19, using this as a case study to draw out recommendations that can be applied more broadly.

Read the key points in an interactive summary of our report

 

Work news

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PACAC: Improving data transparency critical in long-term Covid-19 fight
Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee publishes report on Data Transparency and Accountability and Covid 19
15 March 2021
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Chair urges Cabinet not to shy away from scrutiny
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee has criticised the Minister for the Cabinet Office, Michael Gove, for not doing more to ensure that policy decisions on covid-19 were open to scrutiny.
23 February 2021
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Ministers questioned on Covid-19 and data
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee examines how the Government has used data during the Covid-19 pandemic
2 February 2021
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Facebook, Sky News and Reuters questioned on data transparency and accountability
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee examines how traditional and new media outlets use data to report on Covid-19
18 January 2021
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Committee to take evidence on Covid-19 data and the leisure and retail sectors
RFU, British Beer & Pub Association and British Independent Retailers Association to give evidence
14 December 2020
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Committee to question local authority leaders on Covid-19 data transparency and accountability
Local authority officials questioned on the local implementation of the Government's three-tier strategy for tackling the spread of Covid-19
5 November 2020
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New inquiry: Covid-19 – Data transparency and accountability
The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee has launched a new inquiry into data transparency and accountability in Covid-19 policy.
22 September 2020
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Contact us

  • Email: pacac@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3268 (General Enquiries) / 020 7219 8430, 07834 172 099 (Media Enquiries)
  • Address: Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA