Policy Pulse | Your weekly update on tech and digital policy
This week, at the Labour Party Conference, the Shadow Chancellor sets Labour’s vision to help the British economy grow in the digital age.
In Westminster, the Chancellor looks to disruptors to drive growth and the Government launches a ground-breaking new cyber partnership. In Liverpool, the Shadow Chancellor outlines Labour's take on industrial strategy with an interventionist flavour. On the Brexit front, concerns are mounting among business leaders over a hard Brexit and techUK meets with the new Information Commissioner to raise the importance of UK-EU data flows. It's another busy week so read on for your weekly fix.
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Top Tech Policy News
Chancellor Looks to Disruptors for Next Wave of Growth (GOV.UK)
Philip Hammond MP meets UK tech leaders in sign of Government’s support for innovators – now we need the policies.
Labour Will be an "Interventionist Government" Says Shadow Chancellor (Guardian)
John McDonnell MP sets out vision for entrepreneurial state with massive investment programme including emphasis on R&D and science.
Groundbreaking Government and Startup Partnership to Boost Cyber Sector (GOV.UK)
Two new cyber innovation centres to receive £50 million as DCMS and GCHQ join forces with tech sector to protect the UK from cyber threats.
Greg Clark MP Sets Out Initial Industrial Strategy Vision (Guardian)
Business Secretary indicates strategy will focus on delivering tailored regional strategies to drive growth across the UK.
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Reshaping Regulation | New Regulatory Principles for A Future Energy System19/10/2017 09:25:00
New report warns of New Winners and Losers in a future energy market driven by data and new convenient products and services for consumers.
FCA Opens its Doors to Open Banking17/10/2017 12:25:00
As of 13 October, TPPs can apply for FCA authorisation under PSD2.
50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 201717/10/2017 09:25:00
techUK are delighted that some of our members have been recognised in Computer Weekly's 50 Most Influential Women in UK IT 2017.
techUK Welcomes Independent Review on How to Make the UK AI-Ready16/10/2017 16:25:00
techUK’s Head of AI Sue Daley comments on the new independent review, Growing the Artificial Intelligence Industry in the UK, released yesterday.