Susan Healy The National Archives. Privacy, confidentiality and data protection. 3 May 2012. FOI/EIR. Common law. Other legislation. Data protection. Legal framework. archivists. depositors. employers. researchers. subjects. Between a rock and a hard place …. Archivists
1943 is a long time ago
Art 8 ECHR – hers to details of her identity
Art 8 ECHR - hers to discover family health history
Public knowledge at the time?
Is it her personal data too?
He may still be alive
DPA Principle 1 breach
Art 8 ECHR – his to private and family life
Public knowledge then is not public knowledge now
FOI is about access to all, not a private interest
Possible mistaken identityArguments for and against disclosure