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Political canvassing and the ICO

Political canvassing and the ICO
Published on: 17 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Political canvassing and the ICO
  • Original news
  • What does this fine tell us about the ICO’s approach to political campaigning in the run up to the mayoral elections and EU referendum?
  • What are the key guiding principles offered by the ICO?
  • How should political groups arrange their campaigns so as not to fall foul of the ICO?
  • What are the risks of bulk messaging/email/telephone campaigning (especially for politicians)?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: Following the recent fine given to David Lammy MP for making nuisance calls in his mayoral campaign, Stephen Groom, senior consultant at Osborne Clarke, considers the lessons to be learned in the context of political canvassing. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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