Over 300,000 Attempts Made to Watch Pornography in UK Parliament in a Year

September 5, 2013

porn addictOver 300,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites from the British Parliament in the past year, according to official figures.

The figures were released after a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the ‘Huffington Post UK’. The House of Commons authorities acknowledged that users of the Parliamentary Network servers have repeatedly attempted to access websites classed as pornographic between May 2012 and July 2013.

It remains unclear whether Members of Parliament, peers or other staff are responsible, House of Commons officials said.

According to the figures, the number of attempts to access pornographic websites through the parliamentary network was 114,844 in November 2012 and 55,552 in April 2013.

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