Digital exclusion in the UK: Communications and Digital Committee report

In 2023, the House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee published a report on digital exclusion in which it called for the government to devise a new strategy and create a dedicated unit to address the issue. The committee argued the government’s approach lacked ambition. The government has said the issue is a priority and has established a dedicated ministerial group.

Digital exclusion in the UK: Communications and Digital Committee report

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill: HL Bill 30 of 2023–24

The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill would amend existing data protection legislation and introduce new provisions in areas such as digital verification services and smart data. The bill was carried over from the last session and is due to have its second reading in the House of Lords on 19 December 2023.

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill: HL Bill 30 of 2023–24

Educational technology: Digital innovation and AI in schools

The usage of educational technology in UK schools is already growing and likely to increase significantly in coming years, particularly as a result of the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Many commentators suggest that these technologies present significant opportunities but also substantial risks. This briefing examines these issues ahead of a forthcoming debate in the House of Lords.

Educational technology: Digital innovation and AI in schools

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