May 262010
 May 26, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Kable reports:

The Department for Education has yet to set a timetable to abolish the controversial database of all children in England.

A spokesperson for the department told GC News that, unlike ID cards and the National Identity Register, the abolition of ContactPoint does not require primary legislation.

She said that necessary changes to regulations will be made in “due course”, but did not indicate when this would be.

Read more in The Register.

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