Public Service Broadcasting (Communications and Digital Committee Report) – Motion to Take Note | Lords debates

My Lords, it is a pleasure to take part in this take-note debate. In doing so, I declare my interest as a board member at Channel 4 Television. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Gilbert, for his excellent, coherent and extraordinarily timely report. I also thank him, and other colleagues, for doing so much of […]

Back Cash and Inclusive Digital Transition

Already in sharp decline, Covid, like Don Maclean’s jester has stolen cash’s crown. ATM withdrawals are down 80% in London and though significant, loss of cash is not and must not be allowed to become a terminal inevitability. I was delighted to write on the role of cash in our communities and how we transition together to […]

Digital Identification Protocol – Question | Lords debates

My Lords, which specific sectors do the Government believe are best to run proofs of concepts in when it comes to digital ID? Further, does my noble friend agree with the analysis from McKinsey that suggests an additional 13% in UK GDP if we get digital identity effectively deployed? That is a prize certainly worth […]

Digital Identification Protocol – Question | Lords debates

My Lords, which specific sectors do the Government believe are best to run proofs of concepts in when it comes to digital ID? Further, does my noble friend agree with the analysis from McKinsey that suggests an additional 13% in UK GDP if we get digital identity effectively deployed? That is a prize certainly worth […]