Parking: Private Sector

Department for Transport written question – answered on 18th December 2018.

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Photo of James Frith James Frith Labour, Bury North

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many prosecutions the DVLA has pursued in relation to suspected illegal access to a driver's personal data on the DVLA's computer system by private car park operators.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has no powers to bring prosecutions where personal data from its records may have been obtained unlawfully. Any such cases would be passed to the Information Commissioner, who is empowered to investigate and consider appropriate enforcement action.

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