Blair denies plans for super database

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Proposals to share Whitehall information are 'perfectly sensible', claims Downing Street

Prime Minister Tony Bair has denied that government plans to make more intelligent use of information held by departments will create a Big Brother 'super database' that poses a threat to privacy a...

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