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AI tools like ChatGPT could play role in government, science minister suggests

ChatGPT, which has made headlines in recent weeks, is a form of generative AI

Dominic McGrath
Tuesday 07 March 2023 12:38 GMT
<p>ChatGPT is an AI or artificial intelligence programme (Alamy/PA)</p>

ChatGPT is an AI or artificial intelligence programme (Alamy/PA)

Artificial intelligence systems like ChatGPT could play a role in Whitehall, the new science secretary has suggested.

Michelle Donelan, recently appointed Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, told the Sunday Telegraph that ChatGPT represented a “massive opportunity” more broadly.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, since taking office last year, has spoken of his ambition to turn the UK into a “science superpower”.

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