How many times has the ICO fined the DWP ?

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Dear Information Commissioner's Office,

Please kindly provide a list of all counts where you have had to fine the DWP since the ICO was introduced.

We would like the list to contain dates, why the DWP got fined and the fine amounts in Great British Pounds.

thank you so much

kindest regards

miss williams

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Tim Turner left an annotation ()

ICO has never fined the DWP.

e williams left an annotation ()

hey Tim thanks have you got a link to that info please :-)

Jonathan Baines left an annotation ()

This spreadsheet contains all the civil monetary penalties (aka “fines”) that the ICO has ever imposed: https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-tak...

e williams left an annotation ()

Thanks lets hope the have recently !

Information Commissioner's Office

3 May 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0839189

 

Dear E Williams

Request for Information
 
Thank you for your correspondence which we received on 25 April, in which
you have made a request for information held by the Information
Commissioner's Office (ICO). 
 
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Information Commissioner's Office

8 May 2019

 

Case Reference Number IRQ0839189

 

Dear Miss Williams

Request for Information
 
Further to our acknowledgement of 3 May we can now respond to your request
for information of 25 April.
 
We have dealt with your request in accordance with your ‘right to know’
under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
 
Request
 
In your email you asked:
 
“Please kindly provide a list of all counts where you have had to fine the
DWP since the ICO was introduced. We would like the list to contain dates,
why the DWP got fined and the fine amounts in Great British Pounds”
 
Our response
 
Having searched for records of fines imposed against the Department for
Work and Pensions by the ICO I can confirm that we do not hold information
within scope of your request.
 
Useful information
 
You can find a full list of all monetary penalties imposed by the ICO
since April 2010, when we first had the power to do so, on our website
[1]here.
 
If the link does not appear above please refer to the bottom of the
document as links often appear there instead when published on What Do
They Know.
 
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