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Post 3 3 14 From Tanya Rossington Gateshead Council

1.The ICO has recently published a report about findings of
his visits to social housing organisations , it looks particularly at ALMO's
and makes recommendations about how they can improve DP compliance. The link
below takes you to the report.


2. New case decision which contradicts the ruling in Durrant
V FSA about what constitutes personal data, and states that a name is personal
data within the meaning of section 1(1) unless the name is such a common name
that the person would still remain unidentifiable without further info.

EDEM –v- ICO & FSA [2014]EWCA92 (7 Feb 2014)