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Electoral Register Sales

Requested on
Mon 14th May, 2012
FOI 1948
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Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request details of whether your Local Authority has sold any electoral roll data.
Please provide me with answers to the following questions:
1) The name of the purchaser of the data (or a suitably anonymous identification which indicates whether the purchaser was an individual or an organisation)
2) The total revenue from the selling of electoral roll data

I would request that the period covered is 1st May 2007 – 1st May 2012. (But do not request the information be broken down by years)

Please break down your response by the sales concerning the full register and sales of the edited register.


The attached spreadsheet shows all sales of the full and edited Electoral Register since 2007.