Digital Mapping

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 13th December 2018.

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Photo of Lord Fox Lord Fox Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they place any restrictions on which companies are permitted to develop high definition mapping databases of UK cities and countryside; whether there are particular restrictions depending on which country a company is registered in; and if so, to which countries such particular restrictions apply.

Photo of Lord Fox Lord Fox Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they monitor commercial mapping projects undertaken in the UK.

Photo of Lord Young of Cookham Lord Young of Cookham Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office)

There are no restrictions on the creation of mapping databases of the UK and the government does not formally monitor such projects.

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