Electronic Surveillance: USA

Home Office written question – answered on 7th January 2016.

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Photo of Lord Laird Lord Laird Non-affiliated

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal in the case of children A and B in relation to Prism, heard on 10 December.

Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Home Department

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) and any decision it makes are entirely independent of Government. The Home Office was not a named respondent in the case and we have made no assessment of the Tribunal’s decision.

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