Ministry of Justice: Digital Technology

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 4th November 2019.

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Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Responsibility for digital and technology within the department is held by the Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) who acts as functional lead for Digital, Data and Technology profession. Updates on digital and technology are provided on a semi-regular basis to the department’s Executive Committee.

The CDIO regularly attends boards and committee meetings across department agencies, and meets with Chief Executives to ensure that digital and technology needs are met.

Due to its unique constitutional position. HM Courts and Tribunal Service has its own DDAT function.

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