Poor children’s details leaked due to Glasgow City council ‘procedural error’

Hannah Rodger reports:

Low income families who applied for help to buy school uniforms have had their children’s details and personal information leaked by a local authority.

More than 30 people who applied to Glasgow City council for it’s school clothing grant have had their full applications sent to third parties.

Children’s’ names, which school they are at, their dates of birth, their parents earnings, national insurance details and banking information was sent out last week, in a blunder the local authority described as a ‘procedural error’.

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