Enforce a policy of freeing up non-personal data
Departments hold on behalf of citizens mountains of non-personal data. It's time to develop clear policies of how to release and encourage the use of this data in developing new services and applications - and to encourage the creation of new businesses during a time when innovation in technology can help create one of the many required growth paths out of recession.
Ave Wrigley commented
See also the Guardian campaign at http://www.freeourdata.org.uk/