Home Office opens Police requests for third-party data consultation

16/06/2022 | UK Government

The Home Office has launched a new consultation into issues around police requests for personal data such as health, education and social service records from third-party organisations, including the NHS and local authorities, in the course of conducting criminal investigations. The government accepts requests for information are often intrusive, disproportionate, and in some instances, not necessary.

Read the Ministerial foreword.

The consultation is set to close on 11 August 2022

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