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Conservative Party manifesto highlights cyber, digital and data ethics initiatives
By David Bicknell
Commitments include an expert Data Use and Ethics Commission, a new data protection law, strengthened cyber security standards and reduced data duplication across government
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ICO to investigate data analytics use in UK elections
By Neil Merrett
Initially focused on last year’s EU referendum with a view to wider campaigning, the UK’s data regulator will consider the legality of how personal data is being used for electioneering
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Manifesto commits Tories to Verify
By David Bicknell
Manifesto includes Whitehall shake-up plan to combine parts of Land Registry, Ordnance Survey, Valuation Office, Hydrographic Office and Geological Survey to create “comprehensive geospatial data body within government, the largest repository of open land data in the world”
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Liberal Democrat manifesto maintains 'digital bill of rights’ commitment
By Neil Merrett
As the party gears up for the General Election, a spending review focused on ensuring public sector efficiency through online services and collaboration is among its key tech pledges
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Labour manifesto sets sights on Universal Credit and STPs
By Neil Merrett
Party pledges “redesign” of long delayed flagship welfare reform favoured by last two governments, regional healthcare transformation strategy also queried
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CQC to beef up NHS information governance inspections
By David Bicknell
Regime follows publication of CQC’s ‘Safe Data, Safe Care’ report, rather than as a result of last week’s cyber attack that caught up the NHS, though its impact is likely to spur CQC interest
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NHS IT expert: fund critical legacy system removal, not information governance scrutiny
By David Bicknell
Instead of funding more governance scrutiny in the wake of cyber attacks, money would be better spent removing legacy systems that are not cost effective to shift on their own
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Privacy and identity expert Fishenden calls for Verify rethink
By David Bicknell
GOV.UK Verify and other “competing” initiatives such as HMRC’s Government Gateway should be “subject to an open, honest and fundamental reset”; Cabinet Office reiterates Verify's role in transformation strategy
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Digital Economy Act becomes law
By Neil Merrett
Legislation among a number of laws passed through parliament before upcoming election; privacy campaigners argue data sharing concerns have passed unchanged
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ICO announces deputy chief executive appointment
By Neil Merrett
UK data regulator has filled two senior leadership roles; Paul Arnold and James Dipple-Johnstone become deputy CEO and deputy commissioner of operations respectively
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NHS Digital targets late September online identity launch
By Neil Merrett
Initial tranche of health and social care services are expected to begin making use of single solution to ensure secure online access; Verify platform and ‘Patient Online’ still being considered
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Summer launch planned for GOV.UK Verify private sector testing
By Neil Merrett
Three companies in place to set up a ‘Sandbox’ environment to test separate hubs that can potentially link the finance and retail sectors to Whitehall ID assurance platform
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NAO recognises GDS’ transforming role but warns of growing pains
By David Bicknell
Watchdog fears GDS is trying to cover too broad a remit; wants roles, responsibilities and plans more clearly defined; and urges review of infrastructure, including Verify, “to ensure it meets a proven need”
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Cunnington: “Very concrete” plans mapped for 25m user Verify expansion
By Neil Merrett
GDS has set itself internal targets for the numbers of ID assurance users it hopes to have at central and local government level up to 2020; considers potential extension of Verify brand
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