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Science and Technology Committee (Commons)
Government Response published 26 April 2016.
Big data is a UK success story. The Science and Technology Committee publishes its report on big data and notes that 58,000 jobs could be created and £216bn contributed to our economy (2.3% of GDP) over a five-year period.
Evidence given by Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society, Paul Maltby, Director of Data, Government Digital Service, and Gavin Starks, Chief Executive Officer, Open Data Institute; Mr Edward Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Rebecca Endean OBE, Director, Research Base, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Baroness Shields, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Peter Knight, Deputy Director, Research and Development Directorate, Department of Health
Science and Technology Committee publishes Government Response to report on the big data dilemma