We publish the minutes of our Management Board meetings on this page, and we also publish the papers from these meetings whenever appropriate.

7 August 2017 

  1. Introduction and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declaration of interests – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from  the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s introduction – this was an oral item
  5. Discussion items – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
    • People strategy and pay
    • Assessment of Non-executive Directors
    • Operational intake
    • IT strategy
    • Future funding arrangements
  6. Risk management – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  7. Performance against the Information Rights Strategic Plan – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  1. Management accounts – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  2. Any other urgent business – this was an oral item

8 May 2017

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – this was an oral item
  5. Corporate governance
  6. Certification strategy – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  7. Performance against the ICO Plan
  8. Directorate steering group reports
  9. Senior Leadership Team – minutes of Senior Leadership Team meetings are available on the Senior Leadership Team page
  10. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings are available on the Audit Committee page

6 February 2017

  1. Introductions and apologies – this is an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Senior Leadership Team update – at the time of the meeting the paper was not for publication
  5. Discussion items
    • Grants and contributions scheme – this was an oral item
    • Triennial review report
    • Management and governance changes – at the time of the meeting the paper was not for publication
    • Planning for 2017/18 – this was an oral item
    • Change Programme – at the time of the meeting the paper was not for publication
  6. Performance against the ICO Plan 2016-2019 – at the time of the meeting the paper was not for publication
  7. Finances – at the time of the meeting the paper was not for publication
  8. Issues reports
  9. Senior Management Team – minutes of Senior Management Team meetings
  10. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings

31 October 2016

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the last meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  5. Discussion items – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  6. The Change Programme – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  7. Quarterly performance against the ICO Plan 2016-2019 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  8. Income and expenditure
  9. Issues reports
  10. Business Development and IT – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  11. Customer Contact – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  12. Senior Management Team – minutes of Senior Management Team meetings
  13. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings

25 July 2016

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declaration of interests – this was an oral item
  3. Impact of the EU referendum result on the ICO, its Corporate Plan and the risks arising – this was an oral item
  4. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes of the previous meeting are available below
  5. Current issues and forward look from the Information Commissioner and Deputy – this was an oral item
  6. Performance against the ICO Plan – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication
  7. Finances
  8. Issues reports
  9. Senior Management Team meetings – minutes of Senior Management Team meetings
  10. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings
  11. Remuneration Committee – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication
  12. Any other business – this was an oral item

 25 April 2016

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declaration of interests – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes of the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  5. ICO change programme – this was an oral item
  6. End of year financial position – this was an oral item
  7. Annual report update – the Annual Report and Accounts 2015/16 will be published on the Annual reports page in late June
  8. Performance against the ICO Plan 2015-2018 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  9. Issues reports
  10. Senior Management Team meetings – minutes of Senior Management Team meetings
  11. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings

Minutes of this meeting  – 25 April 2016

25 January 2016

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declaration of interests – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look
    • Information paper – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication
    • Risk register – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication
  5. ICO change programme – this was an oral item
  6. ICO Plan 2016-2019 and Budget 2016/17
    • Draft Plan – this document will be published on the Management board page shortly
    • Draft Budget - at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication
  7. Committee self assessment and the “Corporate governance in central government departments: Code of practice 2011” – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  8. Performance against ICO Plan 2015-2018 – at the time of the meeting this item was not for publication
  9. Finances
    - Quarterly income and expenditure report – income and expenditure reports
  10. Issues reports
  11. Senior Management Team meetings – minutes of Senior Management Team meetings
  12. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings
  13. Remuneration Committee - at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication

Minutes of this meeting  – 25 January 2016

2 November 2015

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  5. Future Management Board arrangements – this was an oral item
  6. Allegations of criminal offences under the DPA and FOIA against ICO staff – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  7. Notification fee research – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  8. Draft ICO Plan 2016-2019 – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  9. Performance against the ICO Plan 2017-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  10. Finances
  11. Issues reports
  12. Executive Team meetings
  13. Audit Committee

Minutes of this board meeting  – 2 November 2015

27 July 2015

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  5. Triennial review – this was an oral item
  6. Deputy CEO issues

Critical IT hardware failure – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication

IT Strategy – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication

  1. Performance against ICO Plan 2017-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  2. Finances
  1. Issues reports
  2. Executive Team meetings
  3. Minutes of Executive Team meetings
  4. Audit Committee – minutes of Audit Committee meetings
  5. Remuneration Committee – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
    Minutes of this meeting  – 27 July 2015

27 April 2015

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  5. Staff engagement and industrial relations – this was an oral item
  6. Registration fee strategy
  7. Committee self assessment
  8. Annual report and accounts – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication. The Annual Report and Accounts will be published in July
  9. Register of interests – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  10. Finances – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  11. Performance against ICO Plan 2017-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  12. Issues reports
  13. Executive Team meetings - Minutes of Executive Team meetings
  14. Audit Committee - Minutes of Audit Committee meetings
    Minutes of this meeting – 27 April 2015

26 January 2015

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  5. Triennial Review – the Commissioner’s response to the MOJ Triennial Review consultation
  6. Feedback on the process of recruiting the new Commissioner – this was an oral item
  7. Staff engagement survey – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  8. ICO Plan 2015-2018 and ICO Budget 2015/16 – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication
  9. Performance against ICO Plan 2017-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication
  10. Finances – December income and expenditure report
  11. Issues reports
  12. Executive Team meetings - Minutes of Executive Team meetings
  13. Audit Committee - Minutes of Audit Committee meetings
  14. Remuneration Committee – at the time of the document was not for publication
    Minutes of this meeting – 26 January 2015

20 October 2014

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item.
  2. Declaration of interests – this was an oral item.
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the agreed minutes from the previous meeting are available below.
  4. Commissioner’s forward look – this was an oral item.
  5. Triennial review – this was an oral item.
  6. Follow up to the Management Board Strategy Day – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  7. Remuneration Committee and Leadership Group terms of reference
  8. Performance against the ICO Plan 2014-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  9. Finances – August finance report
  10. Issues reports
    • Operations report: Quarter 2, October 2014
    • Registration service transformation – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication.
    • Information Rights – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication.
    • Corporate Affairs – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication.
    • Organisational development: October 2014 Dashboard
    • IT and procurement – at the time of the meeting this document was not for publication.
  11. Executive Team – view the minutes of Executive Team meetings.
  12. Any other business – this was an oral item.
    Minutes of this meeting – 20 October 2014

28 July 2014

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item. 
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item. 
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the adopted minutes of the previous meeting are available below. 
  4. Commissioner’s forward look and the risk register – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication. 
  5. Review of ICO funding, powers and independence – this was an oral item.
  6. Review of decision making in times of uncertainty
  7. Changes to terms of reference to reflect the recent re-organisation – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  8. Performance against the ICO Plan 2014-2017 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication. 
  9. Finances.
    Income and expenditure report
  10. Issues report 
  11. Executive Team
  12. Audit Committee
  13. Remuneration Committee – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  14. Any other business – this was an oral item.
    Minutes of this meeting – 28 July 2014

28 April 2014

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item.
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item.
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the adopted minutes of the previous meeting are available below.
  4. Commissioner’s forward look and the risk register – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication.
  5. Data Protection work: costs – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication.
  6. Performance against the ICO Plan 2013-2016 – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication.
  7. 2013/14 year end financial outcome – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication.
  8. Issues report
  9. Executive Team
  10. Audit Committee
  11. Any other business – this was an oral item.
    Minutes of this meeting – 28 April 2014

27 January 2014

  1. Introductions and apologies – this was an oral item.
  2. Declarations of interest – this was an oral item.
  3. Matters arising from the previous meeting – the adopted minutes of the previous meeting are available below.
  4. Commissioner’s forward look and the risk register – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication.
  5. IT strategy – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  6. Planning and budgeting – at the time of the meeting the documents were not for publication – the ICO Plan 2014-2017 will be published on the ICO website shortly.
  7. Management Board self assessment and changes to other committee’s term of reference.
  8. Governance statement – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  9. Performance against the ICO Plan 2013-2016 – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
  10. Finances
  11. Issues reports
  12. Executive Team
  13. Audit Committee 
  14. Remuneration Committee – at the time of the meeting the document was not for publication.
    Minutes of this meeting – 27 January 2014