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Data Protection Regulation: UKCDS Board members to the EC

Several UKCDS Board members have written to the European Commission about the dangerous impacts that the proposed Data Protection Regulation will have on international development

Attached is the letter from several UKCDS Board members, who, as Chief Executives or Chief Scientific Advisers, represent the following organisations:

  • The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)
  • The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC
  • The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
  • The Wellcome Trust
  • The Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • The Scottish Government
  • The UK Department of Business and Skills (BIS)
  • The UK Department for International Development (DFID)
  • The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
  • The Biotechnology and Biological Research Council (BBSRC)