‘Replace GDPR, says prime minister’s regulatory hit-squad’

“EU-era data protection laws would be replaced by common-law based UK legislation under a list of proposals for a ‘bold new’ post-Brexit framework proposed by a working party set up by the prime minister today. In its final report, the Task Force on Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform (TIGRR), chaired by Conservative former leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith, says that exit from the EU ‘creates a one-off opportunity to set a bold new UK regulatory framework, based on a set of principles embedded in UK common law’ …” (more)

[Michael Cross, Law Society Gazette, 16 June]

First posted 2021-06-17 15:30:05

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