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Departmental Data Protection

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government when her Department appointed a senior information risk owner in accordance with the report, “Data Handling Procedures in Government” and the accompanying document “Cross Government Actions: Mandatory Minimum Measures”; and what grade the person holds within the Department. (245357)

The Department already had a senior information risk owner in place at director level. The role was upgraded to board level in March 2008 and is undertaken at director general level.