It’s general election time and the chance for the UK’s main political parties to convince the general public that they’re worth voting for.
Last week, the Labour and Conservative parties issued their 2015 general election manifestos, with several pledges focused on the UK digital economy.
All three major UK political parties, Labour, Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, have included digital and technology agendas within their manifestos, but do their websites match up with their promises?
Tableau’s Andy Cotgreave is a data fanatic. During the 2015 UK General Election campaign, Andy was busy mining the rich seams of social media data.
We’ve read the manifestos, heard the promises and seen the leaders in action and now it’s our turn.
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This week's Labour Party Conference in Manchester has seen a radical set of proposals for making the UK the world's pre-eminent 'digital economy' within just five years of a potential return to power next May.
Labour MP Stephen Twigg has appeared before the House of Commons to explain the reservations he has about the Individual Electoral Registration (IER) scheme.
The party's Shadow Cabinet Office Minister, Chi Onwura, unveils plans for a framework for "transforming" digital government.
The Labour Party has published its £50m Education Manifesto, revealing that it wishes to create a new gold-standard Technical Baccalaureate for 16-18 year olds.
The Labour Party has revealed its digital government reform would include moving the websites of local authorities onto the GOV.UK platform.
Labour announces "fundamental rethinking" of Web based electoral participation.
Labour MP for Newcastle Chi Onwurah wants a hard crackdown on websites pretending to official government sites, claiming the “rip off” the public.
The Open Data Institute (ODI), an organisation that promotes open data culture, has claimed that open data will play a key role in any future UK government.
Those living in Labour-controlled constituencies are more like to have faster broadband, according to new research.
Britain appears to have experienced a cultural shift in the age of social media as a recent NetNames consumer poll revealed that around 28 per cent of the British population share their allegiances or opinions on politics through social media.
The rollout of Universal Credit (UC) – a scheme that combines six benefits into one payment – will be “paused” if the Labour Party gains power in the next election.