Data in Parliament? It’s complicated…

Data in Parliament? It’s complicated…

By Michael Smethurst and Ben Worthy

We’re the data and search team in the Parliamentary Digital Service. We’re currently working on:

  1. Building a data platform to power the website. [1]
  2. Designing and developing a data model that properly ties together parliamentary people, processes and outputs.
  3. Improving search internally and externally.

This is easy to write but difficult to do. Mainly because it’s complicated.

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