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Govt pledges 'strong oversight' with new Security Bill

Monday 2 November 2015 | 22:52 CET | News
UK Home Secretary Theresa May has confirmed that the soon-to-be-published Investigatory Powers Bill will not be as contentious as an earlier plan from 2012, reports BBC News. Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show, the Home Secretary said that police would be able to see websites people have visited but not the specific pages they have viewed without a warrant. She insisted that the UK would provide 'world-leading' oversights of warrants for accessing digital records. The new security bill will be presented to Parliament on Wednesday 04 November. Police sources have told BBC political correspondent

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