Autumn statement 2015: the top 10 tech announcements

Money for government digital services, cyber security, better tech for courts, police & the NHS plus a new ‘Institute for Coding’


In his autumn statement today chancellor George Osborne claimed to be splashing out billions on tech initiatives.

Much of the focus was on improving online government services and technology within Whitehall, for example promising £1.3 billion for online tax accounts for all by 2020 (an announcement that was first made in March).

However there was also money to boost the UK’s cyber security capabilities, extra cash for NHS tech and funding to help digitise the criminal justice process, among others.

Here are some of the most significant tech and digital announcements we’ve identified.

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