Palantir: David Davis MP raises privacy concerns over potential NHS data contract

'Bluntly, it is the wrong company to put in charge of our precious data resource'

John Leonard
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David Davis MP. Source, Wikimedia. Credit: Richard Townshend
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David Davis MP. Source, Wikimedia. Credit: Richard Townshend

Conservative MP David Davis has raised concerns in Parliament about the possibility that a multimillion pound contract for the NHS Federated Data Platform England could be awarded to US data mining firm Palantir.

Announcement of the award for the £480 million FDP was originally slated for September but has been delayed for several weeks. However, the controversial firm is widely believed to be the front-run...

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