We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
Posts Tagged: Civil liberties
Gerard Miles: Hong Kong is a battleground between tyranny and the rule of law. Conservatives must pick a side.
As China imprisons three young democracy campaigners, Britain has a moral and legal responsibility to speak out.
From Bourne’s and Wolverine’s suffering at the hands of big government, to Peter Parker’s apprenticeship with Iron Man, cinema is full of ideas.
This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealt with.
The companies are on solid ground over encryption; their footing is less sure, however, when it comes to pro-terror material on the net.
Nadhim Zahawi tells us that the President’s words and deeds will cause serious damage to the anti-ISIS struggle.
Few noticed the Investigatory Powers Bill becoming law because all eyes are on the process of leaving the EU.
Andrew Thorpe-Apps: The Left’s real agenda isn’t concerned with human rights – another reason why Conservatives must fight for them
We should join organisations like Amnesty International, which has made a terrible mistake on anti-semitism, to ensure that our voices are heard.
Have the police, the CPS and anti-press crusaders learned anything from the failure of Operation Elveden?
Millions of pounds were wasted, and dozens of lives disrupted, to no end.
Damien Phillips: The European Arrest Warrant empowers Romania’s tyrants. The Prime Minister should junk it.
Despite the parlous state of the country’s legal system being an open secret amongst British judges, they must accept it – thanks to the European Arrest Warrant.
David Spencer: Exacting and controversial. But also brave, rigorous, principled – and fun. Meet my former boss, David Davis.
I was warned that he was ‘a nightmare to work for’, and arrived on my first day understandably nervous. But nothing could have been further from the truth.
The Counter-Extremism Bill, announced a week ago, contains some dangerously misguided proposals.
And four proposals for reform, should we vote to Remain.
The protection of the rights of the individual against an over-mighty state has always been one of the main principles of conservatism.
Fleet Street now has first-hand experience of police officers using ‘anti-terror’ powers against journalists and their sources.