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‘Local Digital Declaration’ with £7.5m to help councils transform online services

16 August 2018

Local Government Minister, Rishi Sunak MP gave a speech at the LGA Annual Conference in Birmingham regarding the new sector pledge to help councils transform online services. The new initiative would change the way councils invest in technology, share expertise and ensure members of the public are receiving the best quality digital services. 

The ‘Local Digital Declaration’ was launched by the Government on 4th July 2018 as a joint endeavour with over 30 organisations and sets out the shared vision and commitments to collaborative working. Rishi Sunak, MP stated the importance of technology transforming public services and raised three key areas: needs of citizens, fixing digital plumbing & making it happen.


Read more - Speech by Rishi Sunak, MP

Read more - Full press release

Download - ‘Local Digital Declaration’ (PDF 365kb)


Source: GOV.UK