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Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cambridge Analytica​ and SCL Group

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 133927, tabled on 22 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has met with representatives of the SCL group or Cambridge Analytica; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

27 March 2018

‚ÄčThe Foreign Secretary and I met Alexander Nix, then CEO of Cambridge Analytica, in December 2016, to better understand the 2016 US presidential election, the political environment that followed and to build relationships with the Trump Presidential campaign. This outreach was part of normal diplomatic business.