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Data Protection

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 11420, tabled on 12 October 2015

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 15 September 2015 to Question 9924, whether he plans to implement the recommendation of the British Computing Society that personal data should remain the property of the individual unless they choose for it to be used.

Answered on

15 October 2015

As we develop our new Government Data Programme, we are considering principles for the handling andprotection of personal data in different circumstances, and how these will be translatedinto service design and controls for new digital and technology project.

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Cabinet Office
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