Matthew Hancock

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Minister of state for digital. 

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They’ve always said that information is power, and in the digital age, data increasingly powers the world. [...]

14 September
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In every era, when a big new technology is invented we are challenged to think fresh about how to make it work for us, in a [...]

6 July
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Why do we care about the economic recovery? Sometimes economists seem to forget, that we care about recovery not for some statistics [...]

15 July
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Yesterday it was confirmed that Britain was the fastest growing major economy last year. New business creation is a big part [...]

28 January
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The UK’s energy sector used to do quite a good job of delivering affordable and reliable energy. Politicians then made a number [...]

28 October
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There is a real lack of ambition in support for the tech sector from government. [...]

3 September
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My parents built a software business from scratch at our home near Chester when I was growing up. My youth was spent surrounded [...]

18 August
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THE “BACKFIRE effect” is a term coined by the US political scientist Brendan Nyhan to describe how a person’s deeply-held [...]

15 May