Monthly Archives: June 2015

And so, the end is near, and now we face, the final curtain… or do we?

In case you missed it over the last week or so it has been confirmed that the European Council have agreed a text of the Draft EU Data Protection Regulation. You would think that would be the final stage but … Continue reading

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Disclosure of Documents – What they do not teach IG staff

I have come across several examples in recent practice where great confusion has arisen about the responsibility for complying with court orders which appear to require the disclosure of personal data, often quite sensitive. This can arise where the data … Continue reading

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Local Government Transparency Code Re – Issued

   In February 2015 the Local Government Transparency Code was re issued to require local authorities to publish information about their social housing stock. The Code was made under Section 3 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 … Continue reading

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