Open consultation

Nuisance calls and messages: action against directors

Summary

Consultation on taking action against directors that breach electronic marketing regulations.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Government has been clear that there is no place for nuisance calls or texts in society, and are committed to addressing this problem. This consultation seeks views on the the current arrangements for holding individual directors to account, including the option to amend the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations to give the Information Commissioner’s Office increased powers to impose fines of up to £500,000 on those who breach the Regulations.

We have included a mailbox address to receive responses to the consultation, as well as an online response tool. The responses received will help the Government assess the need for and impacts of any change.

Documents

Nuisance calls and texts - consultation document

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Ways to respond

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Email to:

nuisancecalls@culture.gov.uk

Write to:

Domestic Data Protection Policy Team,
4th Floor,
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport,
100 Parliament Street,
Westminster,
London,
SW1A 2BQ

Published 30 May 2018
Last updated 21 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. We have added an online tool to collect responses
  2. First published.