To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what the remit of the Digital Identity Unit is; and what steps he is taking with the Cabinet Secretary to help ensure coherence between that Unit’s work and the digital identity policy responsibility of that Department.
9 March 2020
The Digital Identity Unit brings together officials from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the the Government Digital Service. It is tasked with developing a trusted digital identity market in the UK.
GDS is responsible for the use of digital identity in government and DCMS is responsible for digital identity for the whole economy.