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Data: A New Direction, the UK's data protection reform

The Government has launched a significant consultation on the future of the UK’s data protection framework seeking to build on the GDPR. Keep up to date with the latest techUK news, views and resources related to this milestone consultation.

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Evolving the UK’s approach to data protection, techUK’s response to the DCMS consultation Data: a new direction

On 10 September, the UK Government announced plans for a consultation on the reform of the UK’s data protection system. The consultation document 'Data: a new direction' is the Government’s attempt to reform the UK version of the General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR). Read how techUK responded to the consultation.

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Data, which direction? How can the UK best reform its data protection regime?

In this panel discussion on Wednesday 9 February, 15:00-16:00, techUK will be bringing together legislators, academics, and industry experts to discuss how the design a data protection regime that could work better for citizens and businesses, all while keeping pace with innovation. Speakers: John Whittingdale MP; Dr Mahlet Zimeta, Head of Public Policy, Open Data Institute; Imogen Parker, Associate Director for Policy, Ada Lovelace Institute; Neil Ross, Head of Policy, techUK

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Sue Daley

Sue Daley

Director, Technology and Innovation

Neil Ross

Neil Ross

Head of Policy, techUK

Dani Dhiman

Dani Dhiman

Policy Manager, Data, techUK