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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government which London borough has the highest number of people sleeping rough; what is their estimate of that number; and what was the corresponding number in 2010. more like this
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Lord Patten more like this
star this property uin HL7 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
star this property answer text <p>Nobody should ever have to sleep rough. We have already allocated £30 million of funding specifically to support rough sleepers, including people at risk of sleeping rough, new rough sleepers and those with the most complex needs - our ambition is to halve rough sleeping by 2022, eliminating it by 2027.</p><p>DCLG publishes regular statistics on rough sleeping. This is available by local authority (the latest figures are attached) at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/rough-sleeping-in-england-autumn-2016" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/rough-sleeping-in-england-autumn-2016</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2017-07-03T16:44:03.503Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property file name 170703 Rough Sleeping statistics HL7.pdf more like this
star this property title Rough Sleeping Statistics - autumn 2016 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this
730987
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, following the letter from Dame Fiona Caldicott and David Behan to the Secretary of State for Health, dated 6 July 2016, what specific action they have taken to identify vulnerabilities to cyberattack of healthcare systems. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The National Data Guardian’s Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-outs, and the Care Quality Commission’s “Safe data, safe care” review, both published 6 July 2016, set clear recommendations to improve data and cyber security resilience in health and care.</p><p>For the health and care sector, a significant programme of work is underway to mitigate data and cyber security risks, including:</p><p>- CareCERT, NHS Digital’s Computer Emergency Response Team, established in 2015 to support the National Health Service to be more cyber resilient and respond to incidents when they happen. Working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the CareCERT suite of support services includes monitoring and assessing threats at the national level, issuing alerts to the sector, and providing on-site support to help local health and care organisations identify and mitigate vulnerabilities.</p><p> </p><p>- NHS Standard Contract requirements, which came into force in April 2017, to implement National Data Guardian’s review recommendations and data security standards.</p><p> </p><p>- Work to ensure that trusts, clinical commission groups and commissioning support units have implemented critical CareCERT advisories, and updated their firewalls and their antivirus software.</p><p>The Government expects to respond to those reviews shortly.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:29:23.2Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:29:23.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Birt more like this
730992
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to introduce legislation to prevent foreign funding of the building or management of mosques in the UK. more like this
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
star this property uin HL16 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no such plans.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T12:19:30.813Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T12:19:30.813Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Pearson of Rannoch more like this
731003
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the finding by the Equality and Human Rights Commission review published on 3 April, Being disabled in Britain: a journey less equal, that across the UK 18.4 per cent of disabled people aged 16 to 64 were considered to be in food poverty in 2014 compared with 7.5 per cent of non-disabled people. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL22 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>It is widely acknowledged that the reasons why people are in food poverty are complex and overlapping, and therefore would be misleading to link this to any particular cause. The Government’s approach has been about recognising the value and importance of work, to make work pay and to support people into work whilst protecting the most vulnerable in society. We are committed to ensuring that those in work are paid a fair wage; have opportunities to progress and achieve their potential. We are getting disabled people into employment and working to change attitudes, introducing reforms to make sure that work always pays and that we support people into work. Since June 2016 over 750,000 of people who were receiving incapacity benefits are now either preparing for or looking for work.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Buscombe more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T12:20:20.183Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T12:20:20.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Buscombe more like this
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3756
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
731007
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the conclusion of the Equality and Human Rights Commission review published on 3 April, Being disabled in Britain: a journey less equal, that changes to legal aid in England and Wales have negatively affected disabled people's access to justice; and to the finding that a 54 per cent drop between 2012–13 and 2015–16 in employment tribunal claims on grounds of disability discrimination. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL24 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is considering the recommendations of the review and will respond in due course.</p><p> </p><p>The reforms to the scope of civil legal aid were designed to refocus funding on those who need it most and on the most serious cases in which legal advice and representation are justified. We have specifically protected legal aid (both for initial advice and representation), subject to the statutory means and merits tests, for civil legal services provided in relation to contravention of the Equality Act 2010. Publicly funded advice continues to be available for Employment Tribunal discrimination claims, and publicly funded advice and representation is available in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s review of the impact of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunals was published on 31 January 2017. The review included proposals to extend the support available under the Help with Fees scheme. The Government is considering the responses to the consultation and will respond in due course.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T13:30:47.16Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T13:30:47.16Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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3756
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
731009
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department for Education more like this
star this property answering dept id 60 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Education more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Education more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the conclusion by the Equality and Human Rights Commission review published on 3 April, Being disabled in Britain: a journey less equal, that disabled people are under-represented as elected political representatives; and when they intend to bring into force section 106 of the Equality Act 2010 requiring political parties to publish diversity data about their candidates. more like this
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Baroness Deech more like this
star this property uin HL25 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The number of Members of the other place identifying as disabled has increased in the recent election compared to that of 2015, which I welcome.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is considering Section 106 of the Equality Act 2010 as part of its wider consideration of the report, <em>‘</em><em>Women in the House of Commons after the 2020 election’</em>, published by the former Women and Equalities Select Committee earlier this year. We will be responding to this report as soon as possible in the new Parliament.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Nash more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T15:43:30.163Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T15:43:30.163Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Nash more like this
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3756
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Deech more like this
731010
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what are the principal rules relating to young children visiting their parents in prison. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL26 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>As set out in our 2016 White Paper on Prison Safety and Reform, we are committed to giving prisoners the support and help they need to maintain and strengthen family ties.</p><p> </p><p>Lord Farmer was commissioned to undertake a review of family engagement, and to make proposals that will augment the Prison Safety and Reform agenda. The Ministry of Justice will consider his findings in due course.</p><p> </p><p>Visits, where appropriate, by children to their parent in prison are central to maintaining the relationship during the sentence. Ethos, statutory entitlement and practices are detailed in secondary legislation and in Prison Service Instructions, as follows:</p><p> </p><p>Prison Rules 1999, Rule 4 - ‘Outside Contacts‘, requires Governors to encourage and assist prisoners to maintain relations with persons and agencies outside of the prison which may, in the opinion of the Governor, best promote the interests of his family and own social rehabilitation. Rule 35 ‘Personal Letters and Visits’ sets out the statutory entitlement to visits and Governors may allow an additional privilege under Rule 8.</p><p> </p><p>Prison Service Instruction 16/2011 ‘Providing Visits and Services to Visitors’ sets out, among other things, guidelines to prisons on the management of family visits.</p><p> </p><p>Prison Governors are accountable for the safeguarding and welfare of children during prison visits. This is set out through the statutory framework under the Children Act 2004. Prison Service Instruction 15/2011 ‘Management of Security at Visits’ requires social visits to be conducted in a manner which ensures the safeguarding of children and provides arrangements for this.</p><p>Prisoners can earn additional visits by demonstrating good behaviour and commitment to their rehabilitation; this is detailed in Prison Service Instruction 30/2013 ‘Incentives and Earned Privileges’.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T12:27:48.473Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T12:27:48.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Keen of Elie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
731014
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many Suspicious Activity Reports are outstanding on the Elmer Database. more like this
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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>There are 2.11 million suspicious activity reports (SARs) on the Elmer database. These SARs remain on the system either as result of ongoing activity from a law enforcement agency, or because the SAR is within the six year period for which data can be held on Elmer, in line with the ECHR and Data Protection legislation. In 2015/16 the UKFIU received over 400,000 SARs. Each SAR may include detail of the activities of a number of persons, and it is therefore not possible to determine how many nominal subjects are within the database.</p><p> </p><p>Following the House of Lords European Union Committee Inquiry into Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism in July 2009, and the Information Commissioner’s review of the ELMER database in 2010, the UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU) has implemented the Retention and Deletion policy for Suspicious Activity Reports. This sets the following criteria for the removal of SARs:</p><p> </p><p>o If definitive feedback is received from law enforcement end users that states a SAR is not connected with criminality, that SAR is deleted.</p><p>o Otherwise, the retention period for SARs is six years from the date of submission. After that time they are automatically deleted from the SARs database (ELMER) and other derivative systems, on a rolling daily deletion programme.</p><p>o When a SAR is deleted, an audit record showing the SAR Unique Reference Number (URN), date of creation and date of deletion is retained for all SARs. This record contains no personal data, but is used to confirm, if necessary, that a SAR has been submitted.</p><p>o There are occasions when, after six years, a SAR still forms part of an on-going case, investigation or appeal and is entirely the responsibility of the end user to ensure that copies of the required SARs are transferred to the investigating agency’s ‘case record’. The data control responsibility for those records is then transferred from the NCA to that agency.</p><p> </p><p>The UKFIU has access to the entire Elmer database, which includes ‘sensitive’ SARs such as those submitted on terrorism, integrity and some politically exposed persons.</p><p> </p><p>SARs are only directly available to agencies with officers with powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act, or under the Terrorism Act (for terrorist finance), and only with officers who have an accreditation enabling them to see SARs. All such access is governed by user agreements at both an agency and individual level. For other organisations to qualify for access to the non-sensitive version of ELMER, they must accept the terms of ‘The Organisation Agreement for Direct Access to Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)’ which sets the objectives, responsibilities and conditions within which both the NCA and the end user must comply.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL29 more like this
HL30 more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.273Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.273Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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1651
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
731016
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what policies apply to the removal of entries on the Elmer database. more like this
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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
star this property uin HL29 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>There are 2.11 million suspicious activity reports (SARs) on the Elmer database. These SARs remain on the system either as result of ongoing activity from a law enforcement agency, or because the SAR is within the six year period for which data can be held on Elmer, in line with the ECHR and Data Protection legislation. In 2015/16 the UKFIU received over 400,000 SARs. Each SAR may include detail of the activities of a number of persons, and it is therefore not possible to determine how many nominal subjects are within the database.</p><p> </p><p>Following the House of Lords European Union Committee Inquiry into Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism in July 2009, and the Information Commissioner’s review of the ELMER database in 2010, the UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU) has implemented the Retention and Deletion policy for Suspicious Activity Reports. This sets the following criteria for the removal of SARs:</p><p> </p><p>o If definitive feedback is received from law enforcement end users that states a SAR is not connected with criminality, that SAR is deleted.</p><p>o Otherwise, the retention period for SARs is six years from the date of submission. After that time they are automatically deleted from the SARs database (ELMER) and other derivative systems, on a rolling daily deletion programme.</p><p>o When a SAR is deleted, an audit record showing the SAR Unique Reference Number (URN), date of creation and date of deletion is retained for all SARs. This record contains no personal data, but is used to confirm, if necessary, that a SAR has been submitted.</p><p>o There are occasions when, after six years, a SAR still forms part of an on-going case, investigation or appeal and is entirely the responsibility of the end user to ensure that copies of the required SARs are transferred to the investigating agency’s ‘case record’. The data control responsibility for those records is then transferred from the NCA to that agency.</p><p> </p><p>The UKFIU has access to the entire Elmer database, which includes ‘sensitive’ SARs such as those submitted on terrorism, integrity and some politically exposed persons.</p><p> </p><p>SARs are only directly available to agencies with officers with powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act, or under the Terrorism Act (for terrorist finance), and only with officers who have an accreditation enabling them to see SARs. All such access is governed by user agreements at both an agency and individual level. For other organisations to qualify for access to the non-sensitive version of ELMER, they must accept the terms of ‘The Organisation Agreement for Direct Access to Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)’ which sets the objectives, responsibilities and conditions within which both the NCA and the end user must comply.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL28 more like this
HL30 more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.35Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.35Z
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4311
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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1651
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
731017
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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government what agreements exist for the sharing of information held on the Elmer Database with other national and local government bodies. more like this
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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>There are 2.11 million suspicious activity reports (SARs) on the Elmer database. These SARs remain on the system either as result of ongoing activity from a law enforcement agency, or because the SAR is within the six year period for which data can be held on Elmer, in line with the ECHR and Data Protection legislation. In 2015/16 the UKFIU received over 400,000 SARs. Each SAR may include detail of the activities of a number of persons, and it is therefore not possible to determine how many nominal subjects are within the database.</p><p> </p><p>Following the House of Lords European Union Committee Inquiry into Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism in July 2009, and the Information Commissioner’s review of the ELMER database in 2010, the UK Financial Intelligence Unit (UKFIU) has implemented the Retention and Deletion policy for Suspicious Activity Reports. This sets the following criteria for the removal of SARs:</p><p> </p><p>o If definitive feedback is received from law enforcement end users that states a SAR is not connected with criminality, that SAR is deleted.</p><p>o Otherwise, the retention period for SARs is six years from the date of submission. After that time they are automatically deleted from the SARs database (ELMER) and other derivative systems, on a rolling daily deletion programme.</p><p>o When a SAR is deleted, an audit record showing the SAR Unique Reference Number (URN), date of creation and date of deletion is retained for all SARs. This record contains no personal data, but is used to confirm, if necessary, that a SAR has been submitted.</p><p>o There are occasions when, after six years, a SAR still forms part of an on-going case, investigation or appeal and is entirely the responsibility of the end user to ensure that copies of the required SARs are transferred to the investigating agency’s ‘case record’. The data control responsibility for those records is then transferred from the NCA to that agency.</p><p> </p><p>The UKFIU has access to the entire Elmer database, which includes ‘sensitive’ SARs such as those submitted on terrorism, integrity and some politically exposed persons.</p><p> </p><p>SARs are only directly available to agencies with officers with powers under the Proceeds of Crime Act, or under the Terrorism Act (for terrorist finance), and only with officers who have an accreditation enabling them to see SARs. All such access is governed by user agreements at both an agency and individual level. For other organisations to qualify for access to the non-sensitive version of ELMER, they must accept the terms of ‘The Organisation Agreement for Direct Access to Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)’ which sets the objectives, responsibilities and conditions within which both the NCA and the end user must comply.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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HL28 more like this
HL29 more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.43Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:53:31.43Z
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4311
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1651
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts more like this