Government has a major role to play in enabling the UK to move towards an information economy. Much of that transition will be driven by the market as information technology is such a liberalising force, but there is a role for Government as supporter of the new economy and as a major commissioner of services in its own right.

Many of the proposals that are part of general Liberal Democrat policy will help create the right climate for UK success in IT, such as our commitments to education and competitive markets.

Our general approach when combined with the specific proposals set out in this paper will, we believe, offer the UK the best possible prospect of becoming truly successful in the information age

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