Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 13th September 2019.

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Photo of Tony Devenish Tony Devenish Conservative

What steps have you taken to make sure no GLA body falls foul of the Information Commissioner's Office on GDPR?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Our focus is on complying with GDPR’s seven key principles to protect and properly use personal data.

As you will know, GDPR requires that public bodies appoint a data protection officer (DPO), who is able to work independently and is an expert in data protection, to, among other things, inform and advise on data protection obligations, and monitor internal compliance. DPOs have, across the GLA group, and with appropriate senior manager support and sponsorship, led preparatory work and are now leading work to embed GDPR and ensure ongoing compliance.

Examples of steps taken include: