Research and analysis

Distributed ledger technology: Blackett review

Review looking at the future of distributed ledger (or block chain) technology.


Distributed ledger technology: beyond block chain


This report sets out the findings of a review exploring how distributed ledger technology can revolutionise services, both in government and the private sector. It covers the:

  • technology
  • governance and regulation
  • security and privacy
  • disruptive potential
  • applications in government
  • global perspectives

It recommends 8 actions for government to maximise the opportunities and reduce the risks of this new technology.

Find out more

We have made a short video to accompany the report.

blockchain technology

Published 19 January 2016