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 19 April 2010

Port of London Authority Act 1968

Posted in: Legislation              

3 Supporters so far - add your name

Posted by: David Beaumont

Public Sector Information Holder: HMG

Information Asset: The 1968 Port Of London Authority Act

The problem

We can't find this online, except for on the PLA's own website and there is it edited.

My ideal solution

We would like the original to be available online please, with amendments if possible

What I would do

Read it

Posted at Monday, 19 April 2010 10:31:14 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [1] #   

 15 April 2010

National Public Transport Access Nodes

Posted in: Transport              

2 Supporters so far - add your name

Posted by: Daniel Chick

Public Sector Information Holder: Department for Transport

Information Asset: NaPTAN data for all bus stops and stations in the UK

The problem

Access to the location of public transport access points across the UK.

http://www.travelinedata.org.uk/datausers.htm

Access to the data available at this URL, but for commercial purposes.

My ideal solution

Access to the data in structured format.

What I would do

Providing information to public transport users.

Posted at Thursday, 15 April 2010 12:19:30 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [1] #   

 14 April 2010

Parking Fine Statistics

Posted in: Statistics | Transport              

3 Supporters so far - add your name

Posted by: Haydn Chapman

Public Sector Information Holder: Transport

Information Asset: Parking Fines issued by street/area, only date + time of fine is required

The problem

I and a number of friends have been issued parking fines over the UK and I am wondering where the hotspots are for fining so that I can avoid specific areas just in case I am unable to return to my car within the non-permit holder areas in time.

My ideal solution

The time + date of parking fines issued both on permit only, non-permit within time periods and all other areas so that I can calculate where to make sure I don't leave my car by the frequency of fines given out for that area.

What I would do

I would look to determine which areas are high risk of being given a parking fine and therefore make sure I can avoid those areas.

Posted at Wednesday, 14 April 2010 08:44:12 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [2] #   

 12 April 2010

General Election Information

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Posted by: Neil Henning

Public Sector Information Holder: The Electoral Commission

Information Asset: All information relating to General Elections

The problem

Although the Electoral Commission has a breakdown of votes in particular constituencies, they do not provide the (very cool) SPARQL interface for querying this information.

My ideal solution

I would like to query the information to work out what would have happened if we were under a different voting system at the time.

What I would do

Create a website that took the overall vote at the time and apply the Single-Transferable-Vote/Proportional Representation to it, to highlight the need for a change in the voting system in this country.

Posted at Monday, 12 April 2010 12:36:20 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [2] #   

 1 April 2010

Criminal Law Revision Committee

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Posted by: Ollie Evans

Public Sector Information Holder: Ollie Evans

Information Asset: Criminal Law Revision Committee - Eighth Report: Theft and Related Offences (Cmnd 2977) (1966)

The problem

I cant find this document anywhere.

My ideal solution

I would like an electronic copy of the full document.

What I would do

Reference it as part of an essay now, and use it for the basis of future research.

Posted at Thursday, 01 April 2010 10:18:30 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  Comments [1] #