Greg Clark

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

@gregclarkmp

Mass Retention of Communications Data

There have been votes in Parliament on if we should require the mass retention of information about communications (but not the content of those communications).

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Greg Clark voted a mixture of for and against requiring the mass retention of information about communications

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

Key votes about requiring the mass retention of information about communications:

  • On 7 Jun 2016: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 78 — Powers to Require Retention of Information on People's Internet Use Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2016: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading — Mass Surveillance Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Greg Clark voted for a fast-track process, involving MPs completing all commons stages in a single day, for consideration of a new law on the retention of, and access to, communications data and on the interception of communications. Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Clause 6 — Date of Repeal — Sunset Clause Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — New Clause 5 — Act To Have Effect Despite European Union Treaties Show vote
  • On 15 Jul 2014: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Mar 2009: Greg Clark voted against requiring public communications providers retain certain categories of communications data, which they generate or process, for a minimum period of 12 months. Show vote

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