Deputy government CIO lands £100k web 2.0 gig

The government has appointed a new Digital of Director Engagement to advise on how web technologies can create a dialogue with citizens.

There was some controversy when the government announced the new role, especially concerning the alleged salary. According to the Daily Mail newspaper, the successful applicant would earn between £80,000 and £160,000 per annum.

The job has gone to Andrew Stott, it was revealed today. Stott was previously deputy CIO for the government, and head of service transformation at the e-Government Unit.

Pete Swabey

Pete Swabey

Pete was Editor of Information Age and head of technology research for Vitesse Media plc from 2005 to 2013, before moving on to be Senior Editor and then Editorial Director at The Economist Intelligence...

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