Back in November 2012, we reported on the UK's Justice Committee's opinion on the European Commission's proposals to reform the data protection legal framework. It was pretty clear from the opinion that the Justice Committee had significant reservations about the proposed regulation. Now the UK Government (through the Ministry of Justice) has issued its response to the Justice Committee's opinion.
If anyone thought that the European Commission's draft Data Protection Regulation was prescriptive and ambitious, then prepare yourselves for the European Parliament's approach. The much awaited draft