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Matt Hancock faces calls to clarify the implications of Brexit on the digital economy in his new role as minister for culture, communications and creative industries.
Public authorities will be granted more powers to share their data with other bodies through proposals set out in the Digital Economy Bill, which was laid before Parliament yesterday.
The government is being urged to involve local authorities in the development of the UK National Cyber Security Centre to ensure councils are not left behind in the push for increased cyber security.
The Information Commissioner’s Office should have greater powers to audit local government and health organisations, MPs have said.
Telecommunications giant BT has been picked as the sole supplier for a pan-London ICT procurement framework that will be open to most of the public sector and worth up to £200m.
The government is not providing the digital skills or the infrastructure needed to make their own Universal Credit programme work, says Chi Onwurah.
Canadian information-rights watchdog Elizabeth Denham has been selected as the UK government’s first choice to succeed Information Commissioner Christopher Graham this year.
Three London councils are set for an ICT partnership predicted to save £6m a year, but success will require transparency, continual assessment and an exit plan for each authority. Gill Hitchcock reports.
A new ranking that measures the progress of European Union member states in delivering digital economy and society goals has placed the United Kingdom in the second division.