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Electoral Commission Committee written question – answered on 12th September 2014.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter

To ask the hon. Member for South West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, how many mobile telephones, BlackBerrys and laptops were lost by the Electoral Commission in (a) 2013 and (b) 2014 to date.

Photo of Gary Streeter Gary Streeter Conservative, South West Devon

The Commission informs me that in 2013 no items of mobile equipment were lost and in 2014 one piece of mobile equipment was lost. This was a Blackberry mobile phone which was left on a commuter train on 22 January 2014.

All Commission Blackberry’s are password protected. The Commission’s standard procedure was followed and the device was disabled and all data was remotely wiped off as soon as possible the following day. The Commission’s Information Manager was informed and an incident report was created.

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