Borough Aims to Lead the Way Forward in E-Government; the Borough Is Pioneering Community Interactive Television On-Line Via Television in People's Homes
AS Merseyside strives to become a centre of ICT excellence, Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council is forging ahead with a pioneering approach to the e-government agenda.
Knowsley's Chief Executive, Steve Gallagher, who leads the North West's e-Government Group, explained: "In order to propel Merseyside to the forefront of the ICT and digital world, a lot of public and private sector money is being invested in ICT."
"A strategic framework is being devised to drive it forward and we have two universities in Liverpool where world class research and development is taking place, " he added. "Local authorities in Merseyside are putting together plans to develop electronic government and will be investing in the region of pounds 130m to pounds 140m. A total of pounds 16.5m will …
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Publication information: Article title: Borough Aims to Lead the Way Forward in E-Government; the Borough Is Pioneering Community Interactive Television On-Line Via Television in People's Homes. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: December 12, 2001. Page number: 6. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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