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Privacy notice – The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space)

Information about how and when Lewisham Council processes personal information about you.

What we do

We receive and process Breathing Space notifications under The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020

This includes sharing notifications with other Council departments outside of the single point of contact.

What information we collect

We may collect your:

  • name
  • address
  • previous address’
  • date of birth
  • contact details
  • National Insurance Number
  • financial information (including debts)
  • employment details
  • relationship information
  • mental capacity information
  • disability information

Agencies we might share the information with

  • Insolvency Service
  • Debt advice agencies
  • DWP
  • Enforcement Agencies
  • Local Government Ombudsman
  • Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Services
  • Process Servers
  • External Solicitors
  • NHS Services
  • Other Lewisham Council departments
  • Lewisham’s registered providers
  • Appointed representative

Why we process your data

  • Statutory legislation
  • Service delivery
  • Service planning