GCHQ granted extended powers to demand data from the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis

John Leonard
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The NHS will be obliged to share more data with GCHQ, the UK's intelligence service, after the agency was granted additional powers by health secretary Matt Hancock. A government document releas...

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