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Telephone Canvassers During The 2017 General Election

EDM number 57 in 2017-19, proposed by Liz Saville Roberts on 26/06/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Data protection, General elections and Political parties.

That this House notes evidence brought forward by Channel 4 which purports to show the Conservative Party broke data protection and electoral law; has serious concerns that the Conservative Party may have used paid canvassers and misleading calls to influence voters in marginal seats; further notes the evidence shows that the name Axe Research used by the phone operators does not have a live website, registered address or phone number and is not listed on the Data Protection Register; notes that the Conservative Party insist its actions were legal; and calls on the Government to launch an independent inquiry into the accusations.

This motion has been signed by a total of 23 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Liz Saville Roberts26/06/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruProposed
Hywel Williams26/06/2017ArfonPlaid CymruSeconded
Jonathan Edwards26/06/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
Ben Lake26/06/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Chris Stephens27/06/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day27/06/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Martin Docherty27/06/2017West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Stuart McDonald27/06/2017Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastScottish National PartySigned
David Linden27/06/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan27/06/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Cowan28/06/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Paul Flynn28/06/2017Newport WestLabourSigned
David Drew29/06/2017Signed
Chris Law29/06/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Douglas Chapman29/06/2017Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
John McNally29/06/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil03/07/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown04/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Neil Gray04/07/2017Airdrie and ShottsScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry04/07/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant04/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell04/07/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Tommy Sheppard05/07/2017Edinburgh EastScottish National PartySigned

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