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Data Protection: Japan

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 111456, tabled on 4 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether the operation of the provisions on free flows of data between the UK and Japan under UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will be conditional on the UK’s negotiation of a corresponding data adequacy agreement with the EU before 1 January 2020.

Answered on

19 November 2020

In response to the Rt Hon. Member’s questions, I refer her to my Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade’s letter of 11 November 2020 on these issues. A copy has been deposited in the House library.