Data Protection: Northern Ireland

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 22 December 2017.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consultations they have held with the parties in Northern Ireland on whether Northern Ireland will be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation after Brexit.

Photo of Lord Ashton of Hyde Lord Ashton of Hyde The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Data Protection Bill, which includes the implementation of GDPR into UK law, will apply to Northern Ireland post Brexit. We have engaged with Northern Ireland Executive in the creation of the Bill.

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