Tags: freedom of information
NALC have this evening published the following statement:
Further update on GDPR and Data Protection Bill
- Yesterday during the Report and remaining stages of the Data Protection Bill, MPs accepted the Government amendment to exempt all parish and town councils and parish meetings in England and community and town councils in Wales from the requirement to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO) under... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 18:58 by Jake Atkinson
The latest NALC briefing on the role of the Data Protection Officer under the General Data Protection Regulation is available for download below. You must be logged in to this website as a user in order to access it.
Posted: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:10 by Jake Atkinson
Ministers have chosen not to make sweeping changes to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, including ruling out fees for requests for information.
The decision follows publication of a report by an independent commission asked to examine the Act.
There had been concerns within government "sensitive information" was being inadequately protected, while campaigners feared an attempt to curb powers to hold... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2016 14:02 by Jake Atkinson
Are Councillor Email Addresses in the Public Domain? No, at least not according to the Information Commissioner's Office in a recent ruling in favour of North Huish Parish Council, which can be found using the link below.
A key element of the ruling seems to be that "the email address was only provided to the council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 May 2015 13:57 by Jake Atkinson