Meeting attendance

This data set contains attendance records of Members at open meetings of the Council and its committees since the Sixth Legislative Council (2016 - 2021).
The information can be obtained in the form of open data via web application programming interface (API) as described in this page.
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Usage tips of Web Application Programming Interface (API)
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When Chinese characters are used in a web api command, please perform URL encoding for it first, or use a browser such as Chrome that can encode Chinese characters automatically.

The web api provides the following information:
  1. TAttendance (Records of Attendance)
Corresponding to the above information, the open data web api can be run at:
To get the meta data schema of the dataset, please run the following:
The following query string options can be applied:
  • $format - specify whether the data to be returned in json or xml format, e.g. $format=json
  • $top=N - select only the first N entries of the set, where N is a positive integer, e.g. $top=10
  • $skip=N - select only the remaining entries (starting with Entry N+1) where N is a positive integer, e.g. $skip=10
  • $orderby - what values are used to order the retrieved data, e.g. $orderby=meeting_start_date_time
  • $select - select specific fields to be returned, e.g. $select=meeting_start_date_time,meeting_name_english,member_name_english,present_absent
  • $filter - select specific entries according to provided conditions, e.g. $filter=substringof('Meeting of House Committee',meeting_name_english) eq true
  • $inlinecount - specify "$inlinecount=allpages" to include the total number of records in the returned data
  • $expand - link up data
For available operators and functions to be used with $filter option, please refer to the documentation of the Open Data Protocol.
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The following examples illustrate some of the ways to retrieve data according to the Open Data Protocol.