Openly Local :: Making Local Government More Transparent

The project provides a unified way of accessing UK Local Government information. It has information on (as per 2011-12-03):

  • 163 councils
  • 11,418 councillors
  • 6,728 committees
  • 77,830 committee meetings
  • 498 hyperlocal sites
  • 44,855 documents
  • Over 270,956 pieces of data
  • 2,368,794 financial transactions

Most of the data is accessible as XML, JSON and RDF through a simple API (just add .json or .xml to the URL). There is also a Google Gadget, an app for Hyperlocal sites using Ning, and a javascript widget.

Openness

  • Open. CC-BY-SA and ODbL. See license info page.
  • No bulk download though API access to most of the underlying data.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Fusha Value
Source http://openlylocal.com/
Autor Chris Taggart http://countculture.wordpress.com/
links:dbpedia 400
links:opencorporates 60000
links:ordnance-survey-linked-data 13500
links:statistics-data-gov-uk 13500
namespace http://openlylocal.com/id/
shortname Openly Local
triples 10000000

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