Corporate, General, Protecting vulnerable children

Surrey in the running for national technology award

Surrey County Council is in the running to win a national technology award.

The council’s IT team has been nominated in the best project delivery category of the UK Public Sector Digital Awards for its work on developing computerised record-keeping for children it helps.

There were more than 400 entries for the awards that are backed by Prime Minister David Cameron.

The winners will be announced on Thursday 19 January at a ceremony at the London Guildhall attended by ministers, top civil servants and technology experts from the public and private sectors.

Helyn Clack, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Change and Efficiency, said: “I’m delighted the hard work of one our teams is being recognised at a national level.

“The fact that our work is being highlighted to our peers and the public as examples of excellence will contribute to our overall aim of becoming the best council in the country.”

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