As reported in The Daily Mail: Police won’t need judges’ OK to snoop on reporters: Home Office embroiled in fresh Press freedom row after sneaking out plans The Home Office was embroiled in a fresh row over Press freedom last night after sneaking out proposals that would still allow police to sign off their own […]
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David Davis comments on the launch of the Home Office’s consultation on the codes of practice for handling communications data
In response to the Home Office’s launch of a consultation on the updated acquisition and disclosure of communications data code of practice, and the new retention of communications data code of practice, Mr Davis said: “The Home Office has taken far too long in realising that the codes of practice regulating the acquisition of, access […]
As reported in the Hull Daily Mail Site sale is discussed MP David Davis has met Smith & Nephew leaders to discuss the sale of its factory in Gilberdyke. The facility is being bought by American firm DelStar and will continue making plastic nets and foams. Some staff will stay on and others will transfer […]
As published on ConservativeHome.com We have damaged our national interest by turning a blind eye to torture In March 2003 Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the supposed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, was captured in Pakistan. Following his capture, he was waterboarded a horrifying 183 times over the next month, treatment described by internal CIA records as, […]
As reported in the Guardian: MPs get go-ahead to challenge snooping law Two MPs have been given the green light to legally challenge the government over the introduction of legislation which gives police and security services access to people’s phone and internet records. The judicial review action brought by Conservative former shadow home secretary David […]
Responding to the decision of the High Court to allow the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIPA) to be judicially reviewed, following action brought by Conservative MP David Davis and Labour MP Tom Watson, Mr Davis said: “While it is disappointing that the courts, rather than Parliament, are in this case acting as the […]