Open Source Advisory Panel, Terms of reference and details of activity

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Gerry Gavigan

Dear Cabinet Office,

The PASC Inquiry into govt IT was advised that an Open Source Advisory Panel (OSAP) has been established to advise government on open source software

Please may I have in electronic form, copies of:

- background papers leading to the decision to establish the OSAP
- the nature of OSAP's relationship with government
- the criteria used to select members of OSAP
- the terms of reference for OSAP
- OSAP's workplan for the next year
- copies of the minutes of meetings of OSAP that have taken place
- any advice supplied by OSAP to government
- names and department of civil servants that attended OSAP meetings

Yours faithfully,

Gerry Gavigan

Cabinet Office

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Dear Gerry,

Please see the attached reply to your FOI request dated 19 May 2011.

Apologies for the delay in responding to you.

Kind Regards


Keith Roberts

Ministerial Business Advisor
Government ICT
Efficiency and Reform Group
Cabinet Office

Tel: 020 7271 2902
e-Mail: [email address]
Address: 4th Floor N1, 1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ

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