The Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (Bill 001 2023-24) will have its remaining stages in the House of Commons on 29 November 2023.
- controllers – the persons or bodies that determine the purposes and means of processing of personal data; and
- processors – those who process personal data on behalf of a controller.
It also details the rights that people have – eg a right to access to their data.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) oversees and enforces the law.
As Members of Parliament are “controllers”, they must comply with the 2018 Act and the UK GDPR. The ICO has published Guidance for the use of personal data by elected representatives in carrying out constituency casework (updated December 2022).
Commons and Lords Library papers, Committee reports, parliamentary material and Government press releases on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and related issues from 2020.
The draft Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill would require those responsible for publicly accessible venues to take steps to reduce the threat to the public from terrorist attacks. It has been published in response to a recommendation from the Inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017 and a campaign by the mother of one of the victims.