Three major UK parties respond to our technology manifesto

2019-03-01 02:02:01

Chris Dorney / Alamy Stock Photo WE INVITED three major UK political parties to comment on our six pledges. The first to reply was Labour, which told us it will raise the UK’s investment in R&D to 3 per cent of GDP, in line with other industrialised nations. Its spokesman added that deputy leader Tom Watson has set up an independent commission on the future of work, looking at the impact of new technology and automation. That’s due to report back later this year. In its manifesto,