New Clause 1 — Oversight role of the National Data Guardian

Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 9 January 2015.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State shall within 30 days of this Act coming into force commence a consultation process on making the role of the National Data Guardian statutory. The consultation process must—

(a) include reference to the overarching aims, objectives and role of the National Data Guardian, including oversight of data sharing as set out in this Act; and

(b) last a minimum of 61 days.

(2) The Secretary of State shall publish a report following the consultation process and shall lay the Report before each House of Parliament.”—(Mr Jamie Reed.)

Brought up, and read the First time.