HC Deb 09 May 1995 vol 259 c391W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security who will own the data following the letting of the contract for the national insurance recording system number 2; and if he will make a statement. [22577]

Mr. Arbuthnot

The Secretary of State for Social Security will remain the owner of all data held within the national insurance recording system—NIRS2. Custodianship and management of the data are delegated to the Contributions Agency, which directs the service provider in all matters connected to content and use of NIRS2 data.