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Departmental Data Protection

Volume 473: debated on Friday 14 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what her policy is on shredding in her Department and its agencies. (191770)

The policy on shredding in the Department for Transport is based on guidance from the Cabinet Office’s Manual of Protective Security. This requires material to be shredded using equipment of an approved standard, commensurate with the material’s level of protective marking.