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Data Protection: EU Law

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 107616, tabled on 12 October 2017

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what work is being undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs in respect of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Answered on

20 October 2017

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has a project underway looking at the business readiness for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be become law on 25 May 2018. It has appointed a Data Protection Officer, which is a mandatory position in public authorities, whose role is to advise HMRC on the actions necessary to ensure GDPR compliance, act as a first point of contact for regulators and for individuals whose data is processed.

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