Laura Sharman 21 January 2014

Councils urged to sign up to digital inclusion campaign

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Local authorities are being urged to take part in a digital inclusion campaign, with research showing around seven million people have never used the internet.

The Spring Online campaign, run by Digital Unite in association with Carphone Warehouse, will provide access to computers at libraries, schools and other community places.

Digital Unite is urging councils to help residents engage with technology, highlighting that 80% of all benefit applications are expected to be online after 2017.

Spring Online takes place from 31 March - 4 April 2014. 

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