Has Conservative Central Office breached the Data Protection Act?

The ubiquitous Guido Fawkes reports this morning that he has received personal details of every Conservative Parliamentary candidate – courtesy (presumably a mistake) of Conservative Central Office.

Looks like a potential breach of the Data Protection Act to me.

And the Information Commissioner can now levy heftier fines …..

2 thoughts on “Has Conservative Central Office breached the Data Protection Act?”

  1. Is stealing information a breach of anything?

    It seems quite extraordinarily unlikely that CCHQ or Guido Fawkes show any respect for the Data protection Act, or any other which stands in the way of their various purposes.

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