Alex Cunningham MP - Innovating Up: How we give communities digital skills for the future
Alex Cunningham MP – Innovating Up: How we give communities digital skills for the future | Episode 15 – Digital Society Podcast
Alex Cunningham MP, Shadow Minister for Courts and Sentencing and Member of Parliament for Stockton North, talks with Kulveer Ranger about how digital skills can transform communities across the UK, and how Teeside can best prepare its workforce for the jobs of the future. In a wide-ranging discussion they explore how businesses can work with government on a local and national level to make sure we have the skills needed to drive the digital transformation.
Alex Cunningham served on Stockton on Tees Borough Council from 1999, entering Parliament at the 2010 general election. He was appointed Shadow Minister for Justice, responsible for courts and sentencing, in April 2020.
A journalist by profession, he worked in newspapers and radio before a career in communications and public relations, finishing as Head of Communications for Transco, the gas pipeline company. In 2003 he set up his own public relations and web design business.
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The Digital Society Podcast
The Digital Society Podcast, hosted by Kulveer Ranger, SVP Strategy & Communications at Atos, brings together journalists, politicos and key policy influencers to discuss how technology will shape our lives going forward and how decision makers can work to ensure it benefits all citizens by helping us achieve things once thought unimaginable.