Departmental Data Protection

Northern Ireland written question – answered on 12th January 2009.

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Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of contractors and suppliers to (a) his Department and (b) its agencies has reported compliance with the Government's security standards following publication of the report, "Data Handling Procedures in Government", and the accompanying document, "Cross-departmental Actions: Mandatory Minimum Action", on 25 June 2008.

Photo of Shaun Woodward Shaun Woodward The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Office breakdown percentage of contractors and suppliers that have reported compliance to Government requirements is: (a) the core Department—80 per cent.; and (b) our agencies—60 per cent. My departmental officials are working with our contractors and suppliers to ensure they maintain and improve compliance.

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