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The government has launched its plan to keep the UK at the forefront of the digital revolution in the wake of its impending exit from the European Union.

 

It includes plans to offer digital skills to millions of individuals, charities and businesses by 2020.

 

It also plans to create five international technology hubs in emerging markets to allow UK companies to maintain their global edge.

 

Experts said the strategy was lacking in detail.

 


 

Chris Pennell, an analyst with research company Ovum, said the plans did not go far enough.

 

"We need to invest in education and start-ups and skills," he said.

 

"I would like to see more long-term thinking about education and digital skills because digital businesses will be crucial to the economy after Brexit," he told the BBC.

 

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