Letter to Lord Patel clarifying points raised during an oral evidence session on the Life Science Industrial Strategy

29 November 2017

Professor Ottoline Leyser wrote to Lord Patel, Chair of the Lords Science and Technology Committee to clarify a couple of issues that were raised during a Committee evidence session relating to the Data Protection Bill and the creation of a stewardship body, as recommended by the Society's report Data management and use: Government in the 21st Century.

The letter comments on the government's plans to establish a Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, outlined in the 2017 Budget and Industrial Strategy.