Bulk interception warrants

Part of Investigatory Powers Bill – in the House of Commons at 1:30 pm on 7th June 2016.

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Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Conservative, Braintree 1:30 pm, 7th June 2016

Is it not the case that there are many things in public life—the police, computers, firearms and so on—that have the potential for misuse, but that the potential for misuse is not a reason to eradicate them from public life? It is a reason to ensure there is a robust framework and—this is the point my right hon. and learned Friend is making—a proper system of penalties for misuse, rather than just scrapping a whole capability because of potential future misuse.