Data responses to the cost of living crisis

Chief Data Officer
Department for Work and Pensions


Head of Consultancy for Data Programmes
Open Data Institute


Founder
Hypatia Analytics Ltd


Senior Manager
Audit Scotland


15 Sep 2017
15:25 - 16:05

Data responses to the cost of living crisis

This year inflation in the UK has reached its highest level in 40 years, leading to widespread and increasing hardship – particularly in relation to energy costs. How can government bodies use data to find solutions – whether by targeting help at the most vulnerable, or identifying opportunities for cost saving innovations?