Civil liberties and electronic surveillance

24 April 2009

Members of the Lords discussed electronic surveillance and its impact on civil liberties in a debate on 23 April

Introduced by Lord Craig of Radley, a former Chief of the Defence Staff, further contributions to the discussion came from those with expertise in information technology, including a former Lord Chief Justice, a retired Law Lord and more.

In the House of Lords Members may table questions for debate, usually up to two hours and a half, on a specific issue or matter of concern. A minister responds on behalf of the Government.

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