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  1. […] First up, a survey of 187 UK councils reveals that many local governments are lacking the budget, leadership and capability to progress smart initiatives and connected technology. The research reveals that smart cities are not deemed a strategic priority for the majority. The councils from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were contacted as part of the research, commissioned by street lighting experts Lucy Zodion and conducted by independent research agency DJS Research. A significant gap was identified between those councils leading the way on smart cities and those not yet engaged: while Glasgow is among the former, over 80% had little to no involvement with smart cities and few had named smart city leads or teams managing smart implementation. […]

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