UK: Probe after civil servant details given out with FOI

The Scottish government is under investigation by the UK information tsar after it mistakenly provided confidential details about civil servants to the Sunday Herald.

Internal documents with individual computer ID and phone numbers were accidentally included in papers about energy policy released last week after a freedom of information request.

The government has been accused of “carelessness” by MSPs. It has accepted that an error was made, and has apologised to the 37 staff involved.

Read more in the Sunday Herald.

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