Armed Forces: Data Protection

Ministry of Defence written question – answered am ar 24 Mai 2024.

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Photo of Lord Craig of Radley Lord Craig of Radley Crossbench

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the statement by the Secretary of State for Defence on 7 May (HC Deb cols 466–467), how many retired military personnel have been affected by the data breach of the armed forces payment network; and what steps they are taking to reassure veterans that their personal details have not been disclosed.

Photo of The Earl of Minto The Earl of Minto The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

At present there is no indication that this data has been accessed, exploited or made publicly available. This is being actively monitored. We have taken a precautionary approach of writing to those who have received salary or lump sum payments under either the Armed Forces Pension Scheme or Armed Forces Compensation Scheme since 2018.

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