Mar 072011
 
 March 7, 2011  Breaches, Non-U.S.

A local authority is to consider curbing unrestricted access by councillors and officers to parts of its headquarters.

Anglesey council is worried about access to confidential data in its housing, social services, finance and legal services departments.

The council’s authority’s standards committee will examine a report on the matter on Wednesday.

Read more on BBC. It seems that the council is taking the approach of limiting physical access to areas where sensitive data may be located in response to an undertaking they signed following a complaint alleging breach of the Data Protection Act. That incident, however, seems significantly different than the issues addressed by restricting access to offices.