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Privilege concerns mount as snooper’s charter reaches UK parliament

By Waithera Junghae

03 March 2016

Privilege concerns mount as snooper’s charter reaches UK parliament Surveillance (Credit: Jonathan McIntosh. on Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0))

Lawyers have accused the Home Office of ignoring serious concerns that the Investigatory Power’s Bill gives authorities such as the SFO and FCA unprecedented access to legally privileged information during investigations.