Coyne says Lab DPA breach ‘concluded’. Six days later, emails still going out


Last Sunday, Gerard Coyne admitted breaching the Data Protection Act (DPA) to John Pienaar, live on a national BBC radio broadcast. He didn’t call it that, but it doesn’t change the admission – he claimed his campaign’s use of Labour data had been ‘agreed’ and that it had ‘concluded’.

That was clearly untrue, as emails were going out the next day to Labour members who have never been members of Unite. And the day after that.

coyne stopped amendedCoyne’s interpretation of ‘concluded’ seems a little… unorthodox

But the ongoing breach has still not ended. On Saturday, victims of what a barrister has terms a criminal breach of the Act were receiving this:

coyne 0804Since he’s sending these reminders to people who aren’t able to vote for him – people whom he cannot lawfully contact – it looks like Gerard Coyne is desperate for votes. Or simply incompetent. Neither is a good…

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