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Data Protection

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL35, tabled on 19 December 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the data localisation restrictions on sensitive personal and biometric data in place in India and China; and what plans they have, if any, to introduce similar restrictions in the UK.

Answered on

7 January 2020

The Government considers that in the UK, data localisation should be limited to cases that are specific and well-justified.