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Data-protection regulator wants more staff, better pay

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office will struggle to implement recent changes to data protection regulations unless the government provides more resources to prevent an exodus of staff, its leader has warned.

In an interview with the Financial Times, information commissioner Elizabeth Denham said the office had been losing staff to public and private sector organisations with more competitive pay.

Denham said that keeping up with the regulator’s responsibilities, which include preparing to implement the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and advising businesses on how to comply with the regulation, was like “changing tyres on a moving car”.

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