Skip to main content

Social Security Benefits: Personal Records

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 8 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what personal account data have been provided by his Department to the National Audit Office in the last 12 months. (167672)

[holding answer 26 November 2007]: As required under the National Audit Office Act of 1983 and the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000, the Department provides access to its records relating to the income, expenditure and liabilities appearing in its accounts. The National Audit Office has regular and routine access to all departmental records, including individual records which contain personal account data.