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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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Six Principles for the Future of UK Data Governance

In collaboration with members, techUK sets out six bold principles which should be embedded into the UK’s National Data Strategy and reform to the data protection regime. Setting the right data governance framework will be vital in helping to realise the UK's ambition to be a world leading innovative economy and society.

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What’s next for the UK's data protection regime? In conversation with Julia Lopez, Minister of State for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure

techUK was delighted to host an in-conversation event between the Minister of State for Media, Data and Digital Infrastructure, Julia Lopez and Sue Daley, Director for Technology, and Innovation, techUK. This session explored the Government’s response to its Data: a new direction consultation and how reform to the data protection regime will help the UK become a world leader in trusted, responsible, and ethical data use and sharing.


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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Sue Daley

Sue Daley

Director, Technology and Innovation

Neil Ross

Neil Ross

Associate Director, Policy, techUK

Dani Dhiman

Dani Dhiman

Policy Manager, Data, techUK