Keep the electoral register for elections

August 26, 2008 12:56 PM

The LGA has published a survey today showing that the officials who manage electoral registers around the country believe that councils should stop selling the data to marketing companies. Too right - it's utterly wrong that councils are allowed to treat the private information of voters and local residents as an asset to be hawked around. Banning this practice will be a positive step towards reminding councils that they don't own us, we own them.


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The LGA has published a survey today showing that the officials who manage electoral registers around the country believe that councils should stop selling the data to marketing companies. Too right - it's utterly wrong that councils are allowed to treat the private information of voters and local residents as an asset to be hawked around. Banning this practice will be a positive step towards reminding councils that they don't own us, we own them.


If you like what you’ve read please join and become part of our grassroots campaign for lower taxes - for FREE - here.

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