How digital democracy – and the digital divide – could shape the future of UK politics

Technology has the potential to transform parliamentary democracy in the UK. But what will that transformation look like? To find out, Microsoft partnered with Model Westminster and the Parliamentary Outreach Service on an event introducing young people to the policy making process. It was an amazing opportunity to hear first-hand what our digital natives are…

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Get Online @ Home offers free PCs with 12-month broadband signup to combat the digital divide

It’s not hard to see how the digital divide is hampering the UK’s economic growth and making it harder for local governments to provide services at a lower cost online. Did you know? 6.4 million Brits do not use the internet. 9.5 million Brits lack basic online skills. 500,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren are without home internet…

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Get Online at Home - £49 PC with Windows 7 offer is back

Here’s some very relevant information for those who work in local authorities with digitally-excluded people or indeed anyone else who might benefit from this great scheme… Get Online at Home is a digital inclusion initiative from Microsoft and a selection of our authorised refurbisher partners. Our aim with Get Online at Home is to provide an…

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Digital Inclusion – Microsoft supports Race Online 2012 drive to get 9 million UK citizens online

The Race Online 2012 campaign has been established to provide all UK citizens with the opportunity to experience and use the internet, safely, to improve their digital skills, communicate online and take advantage of the many financial savings that are only available online. In partnership with Race Online 2012, the Microsoft Get Online @ Home…

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