Early day motion 57

TELEPHONE CANVASSERS DURING THE 2017 GENERAL ELECTION

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Total number of signatures: 23

Bardell, Hannah Brown, Alan Chapman, Douglas Cowan, Ronnie
Day, Martyn Docherty, Martin Drew, David Edwards, Jonathan
Flynn, Paul Grant, Peter Gray, Neil Hendry, Drew
Lake, Ben Law, Chris Linden, David MacNeil, Angus
McDonald, Stuart McNally, John Monaghan, Carol Saville Roberts, Liz
Sheppard, Tommy Stephens, Christopher Williams, Hywel

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 insists its actions were legal; and calls on the Government to launch an independent inquiry into the accusations.