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Data Protection: EU Action

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 16952, tabled on 19 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will support the inclusion of a specific exemption for Holocaust research in the forthcoming European General Data Protection Regulation.

Answered on

25 November 2015

I agree that it is vital that the General Data Protection Regulation, currently being negotiated, provides safeguards to enable historical researchers and archivists to continue with important work.