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SELLING OF CUSTOMER LISTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 442: tabled on 12 November 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has received 1 amendment.

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Motion text

That this House is concerned by the practice amongst some companies of selling or transferring lists of their customers to other companies without explicit authorisation of those customers; and calls upon Her Majesty's Government to legislate to prevent the transfer of the names, addresses or other data relating to customers by one company to another without an explicit and positive instruction from the customers involved.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.

After a motion has been tabled, other Members can table amendments to it. Amendments to this motion are shown below.

SELLING OF CUSTOMER LISTS (Amendment 1)
after 'legislate', insert 'at an early date'.
Labour, Erith and Thamesmead
1
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EDM 442A1: tabled on 17 November 1997