Labour expresses concern over lack of safeguards within Investigatory Powers Bill

Danny Palmer
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'The safeguards you are proposing are not as strong as it appeared,' Shadow Home Secretary writes in a letter to Theresa May

Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham has demanded that stronger safeguards be put in place to mitigate the powers being granted to the authorities in the draft Investigatory Powers Bill. In the dr...

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