Caroline Lacey, East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) Chief Executive has breached Councillors Data in numerous ways as evidenced by the leaked email below.
Caroline Lacey Retiring ERYC Chief Executive
Given the “potential breaches” Caroline must now refer herself to ICO as per legislation within 48 hours.
How can ERYC possibly function lawfully when it appears that neither Councillors nor Senior Officers are aware of the basics of the DPA or the GDPR?
As the ERYC Chief Executive and Returning Officer, it is also inappropriate to say if an elected member is or is not standing prior to the publication of the statement of persons nominated for election.
It would certainly appear that ERYC Councillors and Senior Officers require extensive training given the recent failures with:
- Children Services
- Planning and now
- Data Protection
Readers will be unsurprised to learn that Caroline is soon to retire so perhaps the new Chief Executive will ensure the much-needed training.
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