Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation will look at how algorithms could reflect the biases of their developers
As she steps down from the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport, perm sec Dame Sue Owen talks to Suzannah Brecknell about abrasive behaviours, existential crises, and why she’s no longer planning a sybaritic retirement. Photography by Louise Heywood-Schiefer
Report calls for 'complete rethink of the structure, funding and oversight of forensic science'
Taunton building completes three years after initial design work commenced
West Midlands, North East and London get document-scanning boost as settled status scheme prepares for full rollout at the end of this month
Current DG of Economic and Domestic secretariat in the Cabinet Office will replace Sue Owen at the start of next month
But director general Kevin Cunnington insists organisation is ‘entirely comfortable with the situation’
Committee chair Rachel Reeves said BEIS had been “too passive” in ensuring suppliers address problems with the rollout
Troubled eight-year project reaches fruition as technology is to be deployed nationwide in the coming months
Information commissioner also said departments had done the "minimum" work needed to comply with GDPR, but there was "much more to be done"
Minister reveals that work is ‘deferred’ until after the UK leaves the EU
Department kicks off a year of celebrations to mark 100 years since its creation