HC Deb 18 February 1988 vol 127 cc693-4W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps he has taken to satisfy himself that arrangements for the administration of the new benefit system are compatible with the requirements of the fourth and fifth data protection principles.

Mr. Portillo

The Department's standing instructions on data protection require that all computerised systems which contain personal data be identified and registered with the Data Protection Registrar. These instructions demand strict adherence to all the provisions of the Data Protection Act. Additionally, the Department has

Property Acreage Valuation1 £ million
Fletcher Hospital 6.229 0.245
Mundesley Hospital 24.180 0.250
Dereham Hospital 14.500 0.243
Wells and District Hospital 1.707 0.225
North Walsham Health Centre 1.150
Thorpe Health Centre 1.750
Wymondham Health Centre 1.662
1 These are open tnarket valuations prepared specifically for Performance Indicators.