Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Please disclose a copy of the DWP guidance and operational procedures for managing and retaining copies of UC, ESA and JSA claimant's CVs. Please also provide information on how UC, ESA and JSA benefit claimants can request a copy of their CV be erased, whether held
clerically or electronically including when uploaded to an individual's UC account.
When a claimant provides a new or more up to date CV, than the one already held by the DWP, what process/actions should they and the DWP follow to get the now less accurate CV erased, whether held clerically or electronically including when uploaded to an individual's UC account?
How long does the DWP retain a copy of UC, ESA and JSA claimant's CV/CVs, be they held clerically or electronically, including when uploaded to an individual's UC account?
Due to the GDPR and Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 does the DWP need claimant consent to share a copy of their CV, when held, with DWP contractors providing employment-support services on behalf of the DWP or any Third Party who is not a DWP Data Processor?
What sections of regulations or legislation make it a benefit entitlement condition for a UC, ESA and JSA claimant to provide the DWP with a copy of their CV and or create a new one or up date an existing CV and then provide the DWP with a copy of the new or updated CV?
For UC what sections of regulations or legislation make it a benefit entitlement condition for a UC claimant to provide the DWP with a copy of their CV by uploading a copy to their UC account?
For UC, ESA and JSA entitlement requirements which sections of regulations or legislation explicitly refer to a Curriculum Vitae (CV) ?
Can a claimant choose to show a copy of their up to date CV on a claimant's own device or as a paper copy of the CV they hand out when making speculative job applications, rather giving a digital copy for the DWP to retain?
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