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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.

http://ico.org.uk/news/latest_news/2014/~/media/documents/library/Data_Protection/Research_and_reports/outcomes-report-social-housing-organisations.pdf

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)