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star this property date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Justice: Disclosure of Information more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of subject access requests made to the Subject Access Team of the Ministry of Justice have been responded to within the correct timescale since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force; and what steps she is taking to reduce the volume of those requests. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stafford remove filter
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Jeremy Lefroy more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
star this property answer text <p>I can confirm that the proportion of subject access requests made to the Ministry of Justice since June 2018 that were responded to within time is 75%. This figure includes requests received up to and including March 2019, representing the latest available performance results.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice takes its data protection responsibilities seriously. We have seen a significant increase in the numbers of subject access requests received since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force. We have developed plans to address this increase and taken steps to achieve the desired level of performance. We have:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Reviewed and improved working practices and streamlined staff training</li><li>Increased staffing levels</li><li>Invested in technology and we are conducting a trial to release more information to offenders in prison.</li></ul><p> </p><p>The volume of subject access requests received by the department is beyond its control. Since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation and the accompanying Data Protection Act 2018 on the 25 May 2018, the number of SARs have increased by 160% from offenders and 55% from MoJ staff and members of the public.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon remove filter
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2019-06-06T14:16:24.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-06T14:16:24.997Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jeremy Lefroy more like this