The Inquiry: Senior officials are blamed for loss of discs – The Independent

Posted November 22nd, 2007 in data protection, HM Revenue & Customs, news by sally

“The head of the National Audit Office, Sir John Bourn, locked horns with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs and the Chancellor last night when he said the decision to post two computer discs containing the bank details of 7 million families was taken by senior HMRC officials and not, as Alistair Darling claimed, by a junior employee.”

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The Independent, 22nd November 2007