Freedom of expression and freedom of information play a vital role in our democracy. Trust in our democratic system relies on people to ask questions of public bodies who operate on their behalf, to understand and scrutinise the decisions of local and national government.
Foreword from Elizabeth Denham CBE, UK Information Commissioner
The opportunity to reflect on and review the UK data protection legal framework and regulatory regime is a welcome one.
Three years have passed since the introduction of the Data Protection Act 2018, and the pace and scale of…
An ICO spokesperson said:
"An independent internal investigation, commissioned by the ICO in February, confirmed that a single payment of £6248.40 was made on an ICO corporate charge card in December 2020 for identical £24.60 gifts for 254 members of ICO staff.