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can a local council autority gain accses to my bank accoun

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can a local council autority gain accses to my bank account
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Tom Denning replied 8 years ago.

What are the circumstances?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

im claiming housing benefit and had a representative of the council call at the door asking for me to fill in a expence form. when handed to him it seemed that he had comething with my account on it with payments made into my accound just wondering if they can see what has been paid into my accound by other party's and whether they can gain accses to my account


Expert:  Tom Denning replied 8 years ago.

No they cannot access your account without your permission this would be contrary to the Data Protection Act and your right to privacy.

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