Publication Digital Machinery of government 24 June, 2022

Delivering value: Building a smarter post-COVID state

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This event write-up brings together ideas generated at a Reform policy roundtable, led by Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency.

Reform was delighted to host a policy roundtable in May 2022 entitled ‘Delivering value: Building a smarter post-COVID state’ with the generous support of Fujitsu. It is a high-level summary of the key themes raised none-of-which are attributable to either speaker or any attendee.

The discussion was introduced by Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency, and Christian Benson, VP, Client Managing Director at Fujitsu.

The write-up covers the following key areas:

  • Data infrastructure in Whitehall
  • Digitisation and digital transformation
  • Greater upfront investment for greater long-term value
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Eco-systems of trust