Gavin Freeguard: Why I care about better government data

Episode 3,  Nov 23, 2020, 02:15 PM

In this episode, Sarah talks to Gavin Freeguard, about why he cares about better government data. From his first Whitehall Monitor pdf, to analysis on the current communication of Covid data and thoughts on the National Data Strategy, Gavin shares his insights, experiences and hopes for how data can improve the effectiveness of government.

Gavin is currently Programme Director for Data and Digital Government at the Institute for Government. From January 2021 he'll be freelance but will remain an associate of the Institute.

Links
Gavin on twitter @gavinfreeguard
Gavin's website
Swirrl on twitter @swirrl
Institute for Government on twitter @instituteforgov
Institute for Government Website
Whitehall Monitor Analysis
Swirrl Website

Further links of organisations and visualisations mentioned
Full Fact
360 Giving
Open Data Institute
Royal Statistical Society
Ada Lovelace Institute
Centre for Public Data 
Deprivation Data Visualisation Blog Post