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Project Partners of development of digital identity service: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


Information requested

1- The names of the project partners and or stakeholders involved with any voluntary contributions in the development of the digital identity service for Scotland?'

2- List the total amounts contributed by these project partners and or stakeholders? I would like to know the names of all stakeholders involved in the DIGITAL ID project for Scotland including those in public engagement work. I would also like to know the names of all stakeholders contributing financially to the project..

Response

There are no project partners and / or stakeholders who have voluntarily contributed financially to the development of the Digital Identity service for Scotland.

Stakeholder engagement
We have engaged with hundreds of people including stakeholders in the development of the Digital Identity service. Information about events and engagement activities are available and have been published here:
https://blogs.gov.scot/digital/category/digital-identity/

Digital Identity Scotland Programme Board
The Digital Identity Scotland Programme Board is a group to oversee the programme governance for the delivery of the Digital Identity service. Details including remit and membership are available have been published here:
Digital Identity Scotland Programme Board - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Digital Identity Scotland Expert Group

The Digital Identity Scotland Expert Group provides expert advice to inform the design, direction and prioritisation of the Digital Identity service. Details including remit and membership are available have been published here:
Digital Identity Scotland Expert Group - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Partnership with Disclosure Scotland
We are working closely with colleagues at Disclosure Scotland to run a pilot with small number of users in early 2023. Details of our work with disclosure Scotland are available and have been published here:
Digital Disclosure Scotland partnering with the digital identity service - Digital (blogs.gov.scot)

Suppliers
The following organisations have provided systems or services during the development of the service
We Are Snook
ASE Consulting
Vine Solutions
Sopra Steria
Mydex CIC
Open Identity Exchange
Scott Logic
Experian
Avoco Secure

Public Engagement Work
We are working with independent research and insight company BritainThinks to hear specifically from people who may use the service. Around 50 people are participating in the public engagement research. Participants are all at least 16
years of age and we have involved people from across Scotland. They have been recruited to represent different lived experiences to ensure a variety of perspectives and voices contribute to the research. Details of stakeholders involved in the research will be published once the research is completed. Further information more about our public engagement work with Britain Thinks is available and has been published here:
Digital Public engagement and the digital identity service - Digital (blogs.gov.scot)

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

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