Policy paper

The UK's vision for the European Union's digital economy

The UK government sets out its vision for an ‘online’ single market in the EU, including the benefits for consumers and businesses.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



The EU must take bold steps to create an open, flexible market with a regulatory framework that reflects the dynamic nature of the digital economy. Find out what this means for consumers and businesses.

This information is also available on The UK vision for the EU’s digital economy website.

Vince Cable, UK Business Secretary, gave the Robert Schumann lecture at the Lisbon Council in Brussels on 20 January 2015, in which he argued for a re-invigorated digital single market.

Published 20 January 2015