Police chief admits possibility of working with online vigilantes but says tech firms must do more on child-protection
Data shows evidence gathered by self-styled paedophile hunters is becoming increasingly prevalent in criminal cases as senior officer admits 'I am not winning that moral argument'
Financial secretary to the Treasury tells parliament that Making Tax Digital is not gone for good
Research vice president says public sector needs to embrace start-ups and move workforce out of low-value repetitive roles
Department offers £140,000 for new recruit to lead on data and insight
Industry body calls on mayors to appoint a chief digital and innovation champion and use their influence to boost smart procurement, open data and digital skills
Camden councillor Theo Blackwell’s research finds most councillors are positive about technology but warns that delivery will lag behind without a clear framework for transformation
2016 State of Policing report calls for a single decision-making mechanism for ICT to bring forces into the technological age after years of isolationism and protectionism
Rules for digital projects to be iterated again in collaboration with spend controls team
Westminster and Whitehall face scramble to pass legislation and policies before parliament dissolves in two weeks, says Institute for Government
More than 80% of sites fully tested in Better Connected survey allowed residents to apply online
Home Office’s chief digital, data and technology officer has been named as successor to Andy Williams
The prime minister’s announcement of a general election on 8 June comes as influential House of Commons committee urges thorough stress-testing of Register to Vote website
Company to provide a range of cloud and IT services as part of the Met’s technology transformation programme
MPs slam government for lack of clear technical leadership and contingency planning to deal with website collapse
Latest Better Connected results indicate easy access to information on discounts but that councils struggle to strike the right balance between too much and too little information
In three weeks, voters in Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool get to choose new mayors, but you’d be hard pushed to find much mention of tech in their manifestos, says David Walker. He asks if there’s a reason for their seemingly half-hearted approach to IT...
Tax authority offers £180,000 for digital DG some six months after Mark Dearnley headed back to the private sector
Two senior appointments complete refreshed management team
Finding new ways to publish public information has turned Torfaen Council into a local government social media leader. Gill Hitchcock reports.
Liaison Committee announces decisions on new committees, as failed application for ad hoc inquiry into national identity cards questioned
GovStart programme gives small companies the chance to learn from GDS leaders past and present and access part of £320bn global market
Think tank says data dashboards have the potential to mislead and urges government to boost staff’s data science skills