Independent report

Digital skills: SSAC response to a Select Committee call for evidence

This response to the House of Lords Digital Skills Select Committee deals mainly with digital inclusion and developing digital skills.


SSAC response to the call for evidence by the House of Lords Digital Skills Committee

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This response outlines the Social Security Advisory Committee’s (SSAC’s) views on:

  • digital inclusion for those accessing social security
  • developing digital skills through the social security system

The House of Lords Digital Skills Select Committee published its call for evidence in connection with its examination of the UK’s digital capability on 11 July 2014.

Published 16 October 2014