The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a statement following concerns raised by former NatWest CEO Alison Rose regarding the reporting of her role in the case brought to the ICO by Mr Farage. The ICO had acknowledged that it was wrong not to give Rose an opportunity to comment on any findings related to her role after it decided to forgo opening an investigation into the complaint about her. The ICO issued a statement saying, "in view of the fact the individual in question resigned her post and the bank has commissioned its own investigation, we do not intend to take any further regulatory action at this time." The ICO admits that it would have been appropriate to allow Rose to comment and will conduct an urgent review of the matter.
UPDATE: 061123 - the original article published on 27 November has now been replaced.
Additional reporting in The Guardian.
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