UK public bodies leaked confidential information 150+ times

Jon Martindale writes:

… public bodies including the NHS, government departments, police and local councils, have leaked data unsuspectingly over 150 times in the past six years.

These statistics were dug up by, an organisation which helps people make requests of local government and other bodies to find out what information they hold on individuals. Through its investigations, it found 154 instances of various bodies releasing data accidentally, or doing so without first hiding the details of individuals.

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