Motion brought to extend the DPDI Bill before it lapses

09/02/2024 | Mischon de Reya

On Wednesday, 7 February, the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Michelle Donelan, brought a motion in the House of Commons to extend the time before the Data Protection and Digital Information (DPDI) Bill will lapse to 12 December 2024.

Commenting on the development, Jon Baines, data protection specialist for Michcon de Reya, highlights that while there has been little dissent from the Commons, several members of Lords were "notably curious" about the Bill in its second reading in that House on 19 December. Could it be that the ticking of the election clock, along with the fact the Bill has been around for close to two years that time will simply run out on it? 

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