Bulk interception warrants

Part of Investigatory Powers Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:00 pm on 7th June 2016.

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Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer Conservative, South East Cambridgeshire 4:00 pm, 7th June 2016

My right hon. Friend is responding to a point, which the SNP has made on a number of occasions, about the US. Does he, like me, remember when Joanna Cherry put that point to David Anderson on the very first day of our Committee? He said:

“It is difficult, of course, to read across from section 215 in the US to what we have here, which is rather different…I cannot speak for the US…different power, different circumstances”.––[Official Report, Investigatory Powers Public Bill Committee, 24 March 2016;
c. 8, Q7.]