Let me start with the argument for a Bill of Data Rights. Every so often we have to try to democratise both progress and protections. In this country we are the great writers of rights—we have been doing it since Magna Carta.
Speech to Bath University, Monday 2nd July 2018
Rt Hon Liam Byrne MP
Thank you very much for inviting me to speak today. It's a great pleasure to escape the turmoil of the capital for the calm of your campus, for a discussion about what lies ahead. Not in the hours to come. Or the weeks to come. But in the years ahead.
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Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Right: Preliminary Draft Report
Rapporteur: Mr Liam BYRNE, United Kingdom, Socialist Group
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A. Preliminary draft resolution
In the battle for votes, cyberspace is now almost as important as the doorstep as the place where elections are won. And that’s why it’s become a hunting ground for the trolls and election-winning cyber-specialists like Cambridge Analytica.
It was over 50 years ago that Harold Wilson laid bare a great political truth: the Tories don’t get the future.
Back in 1964, Wilson practically won the election with the argument that the Edwardian establishment Tories were simply unprepared to govern in the jet age.
How little has changed. And today it’s the Teletext Tories who are hopelessly unprepared to lead Brexit Britain through the global digital era.
How does the UK become the world’s most advanced digital society? In my first keynote speech since becoming Shadow Digital Minister, I will draw on my history of Britain’s entrepreneurial revolution to set out the roadmap for developing Labour’s digital manifesto over the year to come.
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