Clause 87 - Direct marketing for the purposes of democratic engagement

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill – in the House of Commons am 4:15 pm ar 29 Tachwedd 2023.

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Amendment proposed: 218, page 110, line 1, leave out clause 87.—(Sir Chris Bryant.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Rhif adran 18 Data Protection and Digital Information Bill Report Stage: Amendment 218

Ie: 194 MPs

Na: 273 MPs

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Rhifwyr

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Rhifwyr

The House divided: Ayes 194, Noes 275.

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendments made: 253, page 110, line 4, leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

“(a) falls within subsection (2), and”.

This amendment and Amendment 254 are consequential on the insertion of a new definition of “democratic engagement” by Amendment 256.

Amendment 254, page 110, leave out lines 6 and 7 and insert—

“(2) Communications activity falls within this subsection if—”.

See the explanatory statement for Amendment 253.

Amendment 255, page 110, line 13, leave out sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii) and insert—

“(i) by, or at the instigation of, a registered political party, and

(ii) for the purposes of the party’s election activities or democratic engagement activities,”.—(Sir John Whittingdale.)

This amendment clarifies the types of processing by a registered political party that fall within clause 87(2) (processing that may be the subject of an exception from a direct marketing provision in the PEC Regulations (defined in clause 82)). See also the definitions inserted by Amendments 256, 260 and 261.