Analysis published with IT Pro on 29/05/20

The NHS will retain the non-anonymised sensitive data of UK citizens engaged as part of the Test and Trace programme for up to 20 years, despite not having fully examined the data protection risks involved.

The government launched NHS Test and Trace, a manual contact-tracing programme, this week to help contain the spread of COVID-19 with lockdown measures beginning to lift  

Exc: New £1 coin concept designs revealed

News published with on 22/11/17

Four concept designs for the new pound coin were considered ahead of the 12-sided pound’s release earlier this year, it has been revealed.

Photos obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show the Royal Mint manufactured prototypes of four separate designs, including two bimetallic round coins and two bimetallic 12-sided coins

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