Government consulting DP stakeholders on Brexit implications


Our government sources in the Department of Culture, Media and Sport tell us that they are keen to hear from stakeholders over the summer about their views on the future UK DP regime as government, business and other sectoral thinking evolves.  The civil servants working in this area are very happy to meet or take calls. Sector-wide representations would be particularly welcome.

PL&B Chief Executive, Stewart Dresner said: “There is consensus that the UK’s Data Protection Act represents a base line which is likely to be strengthened. As a result, there is clearly much work to do for data protection managers and lawyers.”

Privacy Laws & Business, together with DLA Piper, is running a one day conference in Birmingham on 28th September with a revised title to reflect the new developments: EU Data Protection Regulation: Time to get organised in the UK – or the Great Escape? – see

Please contact Laura Smythe, EU and International Data Protection, DCMS, if you would like to make your views known. Email:


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