UK: Council slated for sex data blunder

Vivienne Nicoll reports:

Council chiefs have been severely censured for losing sensitive data about some of Glasgow’s worst sex offenders.

And they were warned they faced unlimited fines unless immediate improvements were made to stop it happening again.

The rap came after a computer stick containing personal details of registered sex offenders, victims and witnesses went missing.

One member of staff has already been disciplined.

But now Glasgow City Council has been found guilty of breaching the Data Protection Act.

Read more in the Evening Times.

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