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Met only saw 'hack' list last week

The Metropolitan Police did not see a controversial list of 102 firms and individuals linked to rogue private investigators until last week, despite having access to the operational information that was used to compile it.

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Vaz: We need to find out how this information was used

Chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, Keith Vaz, says questions need to be answered about why personal data was illegally obtained by more than 100 firms and what the information was used for.

Chairman of the Commons Home Affairs Select Committee Keith Vaz. Credit: Daybreak/ITV

He said: "What did they do when they got this information? Some of the information we received on the committee showed that they were getting the most personal details from people. Why would they want all this information? I think that's the next stage."

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