MPs and rights groups have said that the UK’s contract tracing app cannot be rolled out without increased privacy and security measures.
The joint committee on human rights has called for immediate legislation to avoid violating the Data Protection Act. A Letter from the Open Rights Group has claimed that the UK government failed to follow laws and submit a risk assessment to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
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There are significant levels of concern being expressed by a number of individuals and groups about the plans for a phased reopening of schools.
Frances O’Grady, the TUC’s general secretary said “Parents and staff need full confidence that schools will be safe before any pupils return. The government must work closely with unions to agree a plan that meets the tests we have set out,”