Information Sharing Designation Order: Exchanging your data with DWP, Employers and #Workfare hosts

The DWP Information Sharing Designation Order [*extract of summary below] gives DWP and it’s Providers powers to share and exchange your personal data/information with employers and workfare hosts.

To mitigate against DWP and Work Programme providers sharing and obtaining your personal data, see section 1.1 of which could be adapted for other DWP back to work schemes. As well as considering whether any DWP provider forms need signing, as they can and often do include a consent based voluntary agreement to share your personal data.


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Notes: Welfare rights law and DWP guidance, in particular, changes frequently.
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