The ICO has begun its public consultation on new guidance on data protection and the media. The draft guidance has been developed following Lord Justice Leveson’s recommendation that the Information Commissioner develops specific and comprehensive guidance on the application of the Data Protection Act to the press.

The deadline for responses to the consultation on the draft guidance is 22 April 2014 and further details can be found on the consultations section of the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/ico-and-stakeholder-consultations/