LibLink: Mark Pack – Give people power over the sharing of their data

The Voice‘s Mark Pack has been writing about individual electoral registration for the IPPR’s website:

If I were to move, I would be quite happy to let the gas company, the TV Licensing authority, the local council’s tax department, the electoral registration services and many others know, all in one go.

Other people may well not be happy to do the same – but in the desire to ensure that those who want to keep data separate rightly have their rights respected we have too often overlooked the opportunities to make it easier to share data wherever people are happy for this to happen.

So what should be done? Read Mark Pack’s post in full to find out.

* Newshound: bringing you the best Lib Dem commentary published in print or online.

Read more by or more about .
This entry was posted in Election law and LibLink.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url for Twitter and emails.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?


Recent Comments

  • User AvatarSarah Noble 30th Nov - 10:05pm
    I've even dug out my care plan which discusses a possibility for a GRC, in particular, it says that I will have to either apply...
  • User Avatarexpats 30th Nov - 10:04pm
    onathan Brown 30th Nov '15 - 6:33pm.........@Expats – I’m well aware that the link included a caveat. I think anyone sensible venturing an opinion should...
  • User AvatarJohn 30th Nov - 10:02pm
    One thing is for sure, and that is that the Middle East is an unholy mess. What do we want to see there? A Liberal...
  • User AvatarRobert Wootton 30th Nov - 10:00pm
    Reason three is the critical one. Unless there is a plan for peace in Syria, as I said in my previous comment, there is no...
  • User AvatarJonathan Brown 30th Nov - 9:58pm
    A very good article Austin, and I agree with most of it. Your third point is why on balance I am against supporting proposals to...
  • User Avatarpetermartin2001 30th Nov - 9:57pm
    Geoff, A good article and one with which I largely agree with. I might just make a small quibble though: "The Chancellor approaches economic policy...