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Information Technology Year 1982

'Information Technology (IT for short) is the fastest-developing area of industrial and business activity in the Western World. Its markets are huge, its applications multitudinous, and its potential for increasing efficiency immense.

'Without doubt it will be the engine of economic growth for at least the rest of the century. Britain's economic prosperity depends on the success with which we manufacture its products and provide and exploit its services.

'This is the message that must be got over to everyone in this country - the general public, school children,as well as industry,trade and commerce.

Kenneth Baker MP, Minister for Information Technology

Date : 1982

Creator : Department of Industry

Physical Description : 1 A4 Card Page

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH55201. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
Article: Information Technology Year 1982

This document has been scanned and is available to view online.
Please note that copyright is retained by the original publisher.
File Size: 1.35 MB

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