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Uber: Personal Data Theft (23 Nov 2017)

Matthew Hancock: ...confidence in the number that Uber has told us to go public on it, but we are working with the National Cyber Security Centre and the ICO to have more confidence in the figure. He will remember in the Equifax breach that the initial figure suggested went up. We want to get to the bottom of it and will publish further details within days, and if required I will be happy to come before the...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (6th Day) (22 Nov 2017)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara: ...that sense that the linking between the individual and the body that might take that on is important and would be very helpful. However, there are cases—recent ones come to mind such as TalkTalk, Equifax, Cash Converters and Uber—where data has gone missing and there has been a real worry about what information has escaped and is available out there. I do not think that in...

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (13 Nov 2017)

Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen: ...information about potential borrowers, which lenders use to make decisions about whether or not to offer a person credit. It is safe to say that the three main credit reference agencies in the UK—Equifax, Experian and Callcredit—are likely to hold certain information about most adults in the country. Most of the information held by the credit reference agencies relates to how a...

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equifax (26 Oct 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions she has had with her US counterparts on the Equifax data breach; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equifax (26 Oct 2017)

Andrew Gwynne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether any Government departments were compromised by the data breach at Equifax; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equifax (16 Oct 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what steps the Government is taking to improve protection for people's private data and finances as a result of the Equifax data breach.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Equifax: Disclosure of Information (16 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, whether she has made representations to Equifax on UK citizens' requests for information relating to the inappropriate leaking of their personal data.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Equifax (12 Oct 2017)

Liam Byrne: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the Government's joint venture with Equifax remains operational.

Data Protection Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) (10 Oct 2017)

Lord Knight of Weymouth: ...while protecting the rights of the individual and of wider society from exploitation by those who hold our data. The recent theft of the personal details of 143 million Americans in the hack of Equifax or the unfolding story of abuse of social media in the US elections by Russian agents make the obvious case for data protection. This Bill attempts to help us tackle some big moral and...

Business of the House (14 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: Will the Leader of the House bring forward an urgent statement on integrated data services? Last week, we saw one of the biggest data breaches in the world at Equifax, a company with which the British Government set up a joint venture to provide debt recovery services in 2014. People in this country have a right to know whether a British Government company was involved in one of the biggest...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Cultural Industries (14 Sep 2017)

Liam Byrne: ...me a constructive critic over the years to come. I need to ask about data protection this morning, because we cannot have strong cultural industries without strong data protection, and last week we saw Equifax lose the records of 44 million Brits. Of great concern to me is the fact that Equifax signed a multi-year, multimillion-pound contract with the Government in 2014 for debt recovery...

Real-Time Credit Scoring (2 Feb 2016)

Chris Evans: ...borrower’s personal information, past credit history and current credit commitments, and they supply that information to lenders on commercial terms. The three main credit reference agencies in the UK are Experian, Equifax and Callcredit. The way in which credit reference agencies aggregate and supply information is not regulated by the FCA, but operates on an industry-wide...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government: Debt Collection (28 Jan 2016)

Louise Haigh: ..., pursuant to the Answer of 18 January 2016 to Question 21746, what estimate has been made of the value of the contract to provide Debt Market Integrator services; and what fee was paid by the TDX/Equifax partner for its contract in March 2015.

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government: Debt Collection (15 Jan 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...services. There are no current plans to re-procure these services. Tax credit debt collection services will be provided through the DMI contract from July 2016. The DMI contract was awarded to TDX / Equifax in March 2015.

Public Bill Committee: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Clause 4 - Credit information (21 Oct 2014)

Ian Murray: I have to admit that I do not know what my credit score is. I do not know whether other Members have looked at the Equifax website or websites of other credit reference agencies. The Minister is shaking his head furiously—perhaps he will tell us what his is.

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (1st Day) (20 Oct 2014)

Lord Faulks: ...details used fraudulently. The credit reference agencies liaise with each other and the banks to restore compromised personal credit records. The service can be accessed by contacting Experian, Equifax or Call Credit. The Home Office is also leading a multi-agency strategic group formed to reduce the threat to the UK. The group is engaged in a range of activities to tackle the problem,...

Written Answers — Treasury: Credit: Interest Rates (8 Sep 2014)

Mike Kane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what estimate his Department has made of the share of the payday lending market covered by (a) Experian, (b) Equifax, (c) CallCredit (d) CoreLogic and (e) FactorTrust; (2) what assessment his Department has made of the effect on credit scores of increased data sharing by payday lenders; (3) if he will take steps to prohibit credit reference...

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (1st Day)(Continued) (14 Jul 2014)

Lord Faulks: ...their personal details used fraudulently. The credit reference agencies liaise with each other and the banks to restore compromised personal credit records. The service can be accessed by contacting Experian, Equifax or Callcredit. We are also addressing the scale of this issue and establishing identity crime trends over time, through the Crime Survey for England and Wales . We are not in...

Blacklisting — [Sir Alan Meale in the Chair] (16 Oct 2013)

Jo Swinson: ...other ways. It has made sure that union lawyers can access some of the information, so that they can write to any of their members they identify on the list, and invite them to get in touch with the ICO. The ICO has undertaken a project with Equifax to check whether address information in the files is up to date. As a result, it has written to 103 individuals, of whom 27 have contacted the...

Written Answers — Work and Pensions: Fraud (20 May 2013)

Mark Hoban: ...deliver some fraud-related services. We recently completed a data matching pilot which used information provided by Experian to help us identify potentially fraudulent cases, and we also work with Equifax to obtain financial information to assist departmental fraud investigators in their work. Since January 2011, central Government Departments have been required to publish on Contracts...


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