Sackings mount over DWP data leaks

Perhaps things are not quite as on tract with the IT and Universal Credit as we are lead to believe …

Public bodies have sacked at least 120 staff for abusing their access rights to the Department for Work and Pensions' Customer Information System, a government database containing details of every citizen in the country that will be at the heart of the coalition government's Universal Credit benefits system. … read more

Civil servants caught looking at private files in personal data breaches … read more

Staff at the Department of Work and Pensions have been conducting unlawful and inappropriate data breaches by accessing private files … read more