Budget promises large technology investment

TECHNOLOGY NEWS: posted 23 November 2017

Presenting the government’s 2017 Budget yesterday, Chancellor Philip pledged more than GBP £500m which will be allocated to a series of digital, data and technology projects.

Hammond said the world is “on the brink of a technological revolution” and that the UK has to embrace the future “and build on Britain’s global success story”.

He continued, saying that Britain needs to be at the forefront of this revolution and that investment in infrastructure, skills and research and development (R&D) will help increase productivity to ensure a vibrant economy after the country leaves the EU.

Read the full story here http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450430542/Chancellor-Philip-Hammond-pledges-more-than-500m-for-tech-in-2017-budget

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