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Department of Health: Data Protection

Question for Department of Health

UIN 12424, tabled on 19 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department has taken to prepare for the implementation of the proposed General Data Protection Regulation; which non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and agencies overseen by his Department will be affected by that regulation; and what estimate he has made of the potential liability of his Department, its agencies and NDPBs in connection with that proposed regulation.

Answered on

27 October 2015

Officials from the Department of Health are working closely with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, which leads on the negotiations with the European Union on the United Kingdom’s behalf, ensuring that stakeholders are engaged on the key issues.