New Clause 9

Education and Skills Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:00 pm on 28 February 2008.

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Use of information

‘(1) Information disclosed to a person in reliance on section (Benefit and training information)(1)(b) or (Revenue and Customs information) may be used by that person only in connection with the exercise of an assessment function of the Secretary of State or a devolved authority.

(2) Subsection (3) applies where information about an individual is used in connection with the exercise of an assessment function of the Secretary of State or a devolved authority—

(a) in reliance on section (Benefit and training information)(1)(a), or

(b) under subsection (1) above.

(3) So far as is reasonably practicable, the information must not be used in such a way that the identity of the individual is  disclosed to, or capable of being discovered by, a person carrying out an evaluation or assessment of a kind mentioned in section (Benefit and training information)(4)(a) to (c).’.—[Jim Knight.]

Brought up, and added to the Bill.