Patrick McFadden MP (Labour) MP for Wolverhampton South East. Also known as Pat McFadden. Studied politics at Edinburgh University. first elected in 2005. In May 2006 he was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State to the Cabinet Office as Junior Minister for Social Exclusion. Was E-Government Minister.
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- 2007-04-05 - Cabinet Office Press Release - “Globalisation is a two–way street” says E–Government Minister Pat McFadden before visiting India next week
- Summary: E–Government Minister Pat McFadden flies out to India this Sunday for talks with Indian Government Ministers and major Indian IT and software firms. Mr McFadden's discussions will include Indian firms who have already invested in the UK or who may possibility do so in future.
- 2007-03-27 - The Register - One in ten Brits is victim of online fraud
- Author: John Leyden
- Summary: More than on in ten (12 per cent) of UK internet users fell victim to fraud over the last 12 months. ... Pat McFadden, the minister with responsibility for transformational government, commented: "As we make more services available online so we need users to take the same basic precautions in using the internet as they would when making transactions in the high street – such as not sharing your bank details or passwords." "This Survey shows that although the internet offers great opportunities for people to carry out their business when and how they like, people must also take care if we are to stop criminals abusing greater popular use of the net."
- 2007-01-19 - Kable - Minister warns against IT defeatism
- Summary: McFadden, who is the lead minister for transformational government, said in a speech on the 17 January 2006 that problems with major projects should not deter the government from continuing to look for new ways to use technology to improve service delivery.
- 2007-01-10 - Kable - Government to create 'super websites'
- Summary: Whitehall is to shut down 551 websites to make access to information easier for citizens and businesses, the minister for Transformational Government has said Launching the delayed Transformational Government annual report 2006, Pat McFadden said over half of central government websites will face closure over the next year.
- 2006-05-31 - Kable - McFadden gets e-government brief
- Summary: Pat McFadden has taken on the role of the government's figurehead on public sector IT. A Cabinet Office spokesperson told GC News on 30 May 2006 that McFadden, one of two parliamentary secretaries in the department, would take responsibility for e-government matters. He replaces Jim Murphy, the junior minister who was moved to the Department of Work and Pensions in the recent reshuffle.