Minister unveils grants to fast track digital innovation

By Heather Jameson | 27 July 2020

The Government has announced a series of grants to councils in a bid to capitalise on fast-track digital programmes introduced during the pandemic.

Local government minister Simon Clarke announced £800,000 Local Digital Fund grants to 11 authorities to help modernise services.He said councils had adapted services during the pandemic, using technology to shift from in-person to online delivery. I am determined we capitalise on this and use everything we have learned to improve efficiency and make services better for residents and communities,’ he said.

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