Nick Clegg: Snooper’s Charter isn’t going to happen

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has strongly rejected Home Office plans to massively ramp up surveillance of Brits’ internet activity in a very public rebuttal of Theresa May’s proposals this morning.

The ‘Snooper’s Charter’ isn’t going to happen — the idea that there would be a record kept of all your online activity, Clegg told listeners on his weekly LBC radio show. It won’t happen while Lib Dems are in government. Of course we need to support the police, they have significant powers already which I support them in using.

He added:

This idea of a ‘Snooper’s Charter’ — I think it isn’t workable or proportionate, before repeating it isn’t going to happen — via

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