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Data Protection: Standards

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 4554, tabled on 18 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps her Department is taking to (a) reform the Information Commissioner’s Office and (b) create new data protection standards.

Answered on

24 May 2022

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales announced in the Queen’s Speech that a data reform bill will be introduced in this parliamentary session.

DCMS consulted on a range of proposals on how to improve the UK’s data protection framework including reforms to the Information Commissioner’s Office. The consultation response will set out further details and will be published shortly.