Bill of Data Rights in the Digital Environment (No. 2)

Data Protection Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 9th May 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

“(1) The Secretary of State shall, by regulations, establish a Bill of Data Rights in the Digital Environment.

(2) Before making regulations under this section, the Secretary of State shall—

(a) consult—

(i) the Commissioner,

(ii) trade associations,

(iii) data subjects, and

(iv) persons who appear to the Commissioner or the Secretary of State to represent the interests of data subjects; and

(b) publish a draft of the Bill of Data Rights.

(3) The Bill of Data Rights in the Digital Environment shall enshrine—

(a) a right for a data subject to have privacy from commercial or personal intrusion,

(b) a right for a data subject to own, curate, move, revise or review their identity as founded upon personal data (whether directly or as a result of processing of that data),

(c) a right for a data subject to have their access to their data profiles or personal data protected, and

(d) a right for a data subject to object to any decision made solely on automated decision-making, including a decision relating to education and employment of the data subject.

(4) Regulations under this section are subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.”—(Tom Watson.)

This new clause would empower the Secretary of State to introduce a Bill of Data Rights in the Digital Environment.

Brought up.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill:—

The House divided:

Ayes 283, Noes 309.

Division number 153

See full list of votes (From The Public Whip)

Aye

No

Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 7