Open data involves the release of data so that anyone can access, use and share it.
The data is available in both a 'human-readable' format , such as PDF, and in open 'machine-readable' format that is not dependent on any specific software, such as CSV or XML.
Data should be used in accordance with the Open Government Licence which explains what you can and cannot do with it.
Some data may be redacted (removed), to comply with exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For example, information may be redacted if it is personal data or is commercially sensitive.
The data on this page can be used for research, reporting or publication. The information cannot be edited or used selectively to distort or misrepresent the data as a whole.