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Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76126, tabled on 17 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many instances of the misuse of coronavirus test and trace data have been reported to the Information Commissioner since regulations were introduced in England.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

15 August 2020

Since the introduction of the Coronavirus Act 2020 there have been five instances where the Department as data controller have reported a data breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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