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Government Association Endorses Blockchain for Elections

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:32am

Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.

Key Points: 
  • Declining trust in elections threatens democratic institutions all over the world, and it is imperative we restore it in our democratic institutions.
  • Susan Eustice, Chair of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Voting Working Group has a lifetime of experience with elections.
  • Eustice stated, "The same technologies banks use to move trillions of dollars each day can be made private and secure enough for elections by adding blockchain technology."
  • However, there are two reasons why mobile devices and blockchain are typically not used for federal elections:
    - There is a concern that internet-connected systems cannot be made private and secure for elections.

Environment Secretary makes statement on flooding

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:02am

George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.

Key Points: 
  • George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.
  • 18 river gages across 15 rivers recorded the highest levels of wateron record, triggered by the two storms.
  • Over 1,000 Environment Agency staff per day have been deployed, with the assistance of around 80 military personnel.
  • He also thanked the emergency services, the Environment Agency, local councils and volunteers.

Environment Secretary makes statement on flooding

Retrieved on: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 12:02am

George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.

Key Points: 
  • George Eustice MP, the Secretary of State for Environment, Foodand Rural Affairs updated the House on the recent flooding in the UK.
  • 18 river gages across 15 rivers recorded the highest levels of wateron record, triggered by the two storms.
  • Over 1,000 Environment Agency staff per day have been deployed, with the assistance of around 80 military personnel.
  • He also thanked the emergency services, the Environment Agency, local councils and volunteers.