We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Frank Zola please sign in and let everyone know.

DWP Curriculum Vitae (CV) guidance and procedures on retention, consent to share and erasure

We're waiting for Frank Zola to read recent responses and update the status.

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?

Yours faithfully,

Frank Zola

DWP freedom-of-information-requests, Department for Work and Pensions

This is an automated confirmation that your request for information has
been accepted by the DWP FOI mailbox.
 
If your email is a Freedom of Information request you can normally expect
a response within 20 working days.
 
However please be advised that due to the current situation with COVID-19
we cannot guarantee a response within this timescale.
 
Every effort is being made to respond to FOIs as we would usually but the
current situation means that available Departmental resources will be
needed on other high priority areas.
 
We kindly ask for your understanding during this unprecedented situation
and we will aim to deal with your FOI request as soon as is practically
possible.
 
Email FOI responses will be issued from [1][email address]
We recommend that you add this address to your email contacts otherwise
the response may be treated as Spam or Junk mail.  
 
Should you have any further queries in connection with this request do
please contact us.
 
[2]http://www.gov.uk/dwp
 
 

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[email address]
2. http://www.gov.uk/dwp

DWP Central FOI Team,

2 Attachments

Dear Frank Zola,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 4th
November.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

We don't know whether the most recent response to this request contains information or not – if you are Frank Zola please sign in and let everyone know.