The big data dilemma Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the Committee’s inquiry page at

Tuesday 28 October 2015 Question number

Aisling Burnand MBE, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Medical Research Charities, Professor John Williams, Director, Health Informatics Unit, Royal College of Physicians, and Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian for Heath and Care


George Windsor, Senior Policy Researcher, Creative and Digital Economy, Nesta, Sue Daley, Head of Big Data, Cloud and Mobile, techUK, Dr Paul Feldman, Chief Executive, Jisc, and Chirdeep Chhabra, Senior Manager, Data Programmes, Digital Catapult


Richard Woolhouse, Chief Economist and Head of Research and Strategy, British Bankers Association, James Meekings, Co-Founder and UK Managing Director, Funding Circle, and Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Partner, Ernst & Young


Tuesday 17 November 2015

Chris Combemale, Chief Executive Officer, Direct Marketing Association,
Professor Jonathan Montgomery, Chair, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, and
Renate Samson, Chief Executive, Big Brother Watch


Christopher Graham, Information Commissioner


Tuesday 1 December 2015

Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society, Paul Maltby, Director of Data, Government Digital Service, and Gavin Starks, Chief Executive Officer, Open Data Institute


Mr Edward Vaizey MP, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Rebecca Endean OBE, Director, Research Base, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Baroness Shields, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security, Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and Peter Knight, Deputy Director, Research and Development Directorate, Department of Health


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Prepared 11 February 2016