Algorithms in decision-making Contents


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

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Hetan Shah, Executive Director, Royal Statistical Society; Professor Nick Jennings, Royal Academy of Engineering; Dr Adrian Weller, Turing Fellow, Alan Turing Institute; and Professor Louise Amoore, Durham University.


Silkie Carlo, Senior Advocacy Officer, Liberty; Dr Sandra Wachter, Lawyer and Researcher in Data Ethics, AI, and Robotics, Oxford Internet Institute; and Dr Pavel Klimov, Chair, Law Society’s Technology and the Law Group.


Tuesday 12 December 2017

Martin Wattenberg, Senior Staff Research Scientist, Google AI team; Charles Butterworth, Managing Director for UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Experian; Dr M-H Carolyn Nguyen, Director of Technology Policy, Microsoft; and Nick Pickles, Head of Public Policy UK and Israel, Twitter.


Sheena Urwin, Head of Criminal Justice, Durham Constabulary; and Professor Kate Bowers, Academic Director, UCL Jill Dando Institute.


Tuesday 16 January 2018

Dr Dominic King, Senior Staff Research Scientist and Clinical Lead, DeepMind Health; Dr Ian Hudson, Chief Executive, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA); Professor Harry Hemingway, Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research; and Eleonora Harwich, Head of Digital and Tech Innovation, Reform.


Tuesday 23 January 2018

Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner.


Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; Oliver Buckley, Deputy Director, Digital Charter and Data Ethics, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport; and Andrew Elliot, Data Protection Bill Manager, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.


Published: 23 May 2018