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British PM May Backs Cambridge Analytica Investigation

FILE - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons on her government's reaction to the poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, in London, March 14, 2018.

British Prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday backed an investigation into Cambridge

Analytica, the consultancy at the heart of a storm over the use of Facebook data.

"What we have seen in Cambridge Analytica, the allegations are clearly very concerning, it is absolutely right that they should be properly investigated," May told parliament. She said she was not aware of any current contracts between the government and Cambridge Analytica or its parent group.