||<p>Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) and blockchain are exciting new developments.
The Government is open minded about their potential, along with other emerging technologies,
to help better meet user needs. At this stage more research is needed in order to
determine their potential uses and whether the technologies are appropriate as a vehicle
for public service delivery. The Government will be guided by the Chief Scientific
Adviser’s 2016 report on the topic available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/news/distributed-ledger-technology-beyond-block-chain"