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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-03-11more like thismore than 2015-03-11
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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
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Databases 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 the Home Department, whether police forces have access to Government data on benefit payments in order to assist in locating wanted persons. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Monmouth more like this
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David T. C. Davies remove filter
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unstar this property answer text <p>Police forces do not routinely have access to government data on benefit payments. If benefit data is required in order to assist with locating wanted <br>persons, it can be requested from the appropriate government department. Each request is carefully considered on a case-by-case basis to ensure compliance <br>with the relevant legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998.<br><br>There is a memorandum of understanding between the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) for <br>disclosures that determine how the DWP provides data. All requests are managed through a central disclosure unit on a case-by case-basis. ACPO do not have <br>direct access to the data.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
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less than 2015-03-18T14:36:19.853Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-18T14:36:19.853Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
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star this property label Biography information for David T. C. Davies more like this