Mar 042010
 March 4, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Lesley Kinny reports:

Lawyers acting for former Glasgow City Council chief Steven Purcell have made a complaint to data watchdogs relating to the state of his health.

The complaint relates to reports in The Scotsman newspaper, which claimed Mr Purcell’s in-house team of advisers were about to reveal the reasons behind his sudden departure as head of Scotland’s largest local authority.

His aides were said to be thinking of using the words “chemical dependency” while making it clear he required treatment.

His lawyers claim the alleged information was provided by someone within Glasgow City Council, which breaches the Data Protection Act.

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