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If devolution killed national data, what would Scottish independence do?

If devolution killed national data, what would Scottish independence do?

The quality of government data is quite possible the last thing on most voters’ minds when Scotland decides whether to leave the UK this Thursday. But, believe it or not, it matters. I wrote this piece back at the Guardian on devolution and open government data. An independent Scotland would probably be the ned of … Continue reading

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