Christopher Graham

Sir Christopher Graham
Christopher Sidney Matthew Graham (born 21 September 1950) took over the role of UK Information Commissioner from Richard Thomas on 29 June 2009 and concluded his tenure on 28 June 2016.wikipedia
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Information Commissioner's Office

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Christopher Sidney Matthew Graham (born 21 September 1950) took over the role of UK Information Commissioner from Richard Thomas on 29 June 2009 and concluded his tenure on 28 June 2016.
The role of Information Commissioner is currently held by Elizabeth Denham who succeeded Christopher Graham in July 2016.

Richard Thomas (solicitor)

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Christopher Sidney Matthew Graham (born 21 September 1950) took over the role of UK Information Commissioner from Richard Thomas on 29 June 2009 and concluded his tenure on 28 June 2016.

Lancelot Graham

Sir Lancelot Graham
David Graham's father, Sir Lancelot Graham (1880-1958), was the first Governor of Sind in British India (now Pakistan).
His son, David Maurice Graham, was a broadcaster with the BBC External Services, and his grandson, Christopher Graham, became the UK's Information Commissioner in 2009

United Kingdom

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Prior to this appointment, Graham was Director General of the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority.

Advertising Standards Authority (United Kingdom)

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Prior to this appointment, Graham was Director General of the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority.

BBC

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Christopher Graham's father, David Maurice Graham (1911–99), served as a broadcaster with the BBC External Services from 1939 to 1971.

Extermination camp

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He reported on the liberation of the Nazi death camps and Indian independence, and subsequently specialised in covering Eastern Europe.

The King and Country debate

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As an undergraduate, he had played a leading role in The King and Country debate of 1933 at the Oxford Union.

Oxford Union

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As an undergraduate, he had played a leading role in The King and Country debate of 1933 at the Oxford Union.

Canterbury Cathedral

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Christopher Graham was a boy chorister at Canterbury Cathedral,.

St Edward's School, Oxford

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He was subsequently educated at St Edward's School, Oxford, and at Liverpool University, where he earned a B.A. degree in history and served during 1971-72 as President of the Guild of Undergraduates.

University of Liverpool

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He was subsequently educated at St Edward's School, Oxford, and at Liverpool University, where he earned a B.A. degree in history and served during 1971-72 as President of the Guild of Undergraduates.

North Wiltshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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In the General Elections of 1983 and 1987 he stood unsuccessfully as the Liberal-SDP Alliance candidate for the North Wiltshire parliamentary constituency.

The Scotsman

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Graham married Mary Crockett, a journalist with The Scotsman, in April 2010.

Michael Gove

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Gove's claim was refuted the same day by the Information Commissioner, Sir Christopher Graham, who pointed out there was "nothing" in data protection legislation that prevents vulnerable young people from being properly protected in care homes.

Encryption ban proposal in the United Kingdom

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The UK's Information Commissioner Christopher Graham criticised the plans by saying "We must avoid knee-jerk reactions. In particular, I am concerned about any compromising of effective encryption for consumers of online services."

ACS:Law

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In May 2011, ACS:Law was fined £1000 for the privacy breach, with the Information Commissioner Christopher Graham commenting: "Were it not for the fact that ACS:Law has ceased trading so that Mr Crossley now has limited means, a monetary penalty of £200,000 would have been imposed, given the severity of the breach."

Consulting Association

The Consulting Association
The pressure group Liberty wrote to the UK Information Commissioner, Christopher Graham, accusing him of inaction over a privacy scandal that it compared to the News International phone hacking scandal.