Government aims for an outcomes-based data protection compliance regime

PL&B Roundtable in cooperation with Norton Rose Fulbright provided valuable clarifications on the government’s thinking around all key areas. By Laura Linkomies and Stewart Dresner.

Work at the DCMS continues despite the resignation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and DCMS Minister Julia Lopez, with a Bill expected to be introduced in Parliament in the autumn.

Speaking at a Privacy Laws & Business Roundtable, organised on 14 July together with Norton Rose Fulbright, Elisabeth Stafford of the data reform team at the DCMS said that the Queen’s speech stated that the Bill will be adopted in the current Parliamentary session which means that it is expected to be introduced into Parliament in September or October. The resignation of Julia Lopez is not expected to slow the process. The government has appointed a new Data Minister, to continue the work with the civil ­service team.

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