– Keith Vaz, chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee
The most concerning outcome is that 12 of the remaining clients are now inactive which calls into question whether the delay has allowed illegal activity to go unpunished.
The Commissioner has kept his promise to Parliament and provided the information requested promptly and efficiently.
I am, however, baffled that for over four years Soca failed to conduct a scoping exercise which has taken the ICO only two weeks to complete.
A total of 19 clients of rogue private eyes will be investigated for illegal activity, the data watchdog has confirmed.