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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take action to ban the sale of child-tracking smartwatches following research which has found that devices neither encrypt the data used nor secure each child’s account.  HL11615

Question HL11615: tabled on 20 November 2018 and due for answer by 4 December 2018

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will take action to ban the sale of child-tracking smartwatches following research which has found that devices neither encrypt the data used nor secure each child’s account.  HL11615
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My daughter and brother-in-law have interests in organisations which receive grants from or have contracts with government departments and other public bodies; from 11 January 2023, my daughter works with the Youth Futures Foundation which works with government bodies and receives funding from government (interest ceased 30 June 2023); my brother-in-law owns Happy Computers, which also trades as Happy Ltd, and is paid by Parliament and government departments for training programmes; my step-son is a partner in an IT company, Pen Test Partners LLP which works in the public and private sectors; they have a number of contracts with parliament and various government departments either directly or through system integration companies; from 1 April 2023, member's wife became an independent consultant advising and training in British Values and Prevent for FE Institutions which are funded by DfE