The government can't afford experienced data scientists, according to Paul Maltby, director of data at the Government Digital Service (GDS). Maltby told Parliament's Science and Technology Committee,...
'The overarching goal is to connect all the devices so we can have an overview from birth to trash'
The government plans to hire 500 data analysts by the end of 2021
The move appears to be aimed at addressing widespread concerns around the Chinese government's involvement with domestic firms
The hubs will support at least 300 startups with infrastructure, mentoring and training by 2025
Dominic Cummings' plan comes to light as the government unable to verify the identity of people claiming emergency support during the pandemic, but privacy activists are worried