The Home Office has tweeted a response to people voicing their disapproval of proposed changes to surveillance laws using the hashtag #telldaveeverything.
Security minister James Brokenshire ‘It’s not about trying to create some sort of big new government snooping exercise’ #telldaveeverything
Security minister James Brokenshire ‘It’s about solving crime and ensuring the police are able to the job that they do.’ #telldaveeverything
Security minister James Brokenshire: ‘We absolutely get the need for appropriate safeguards.’ #telldaveeverything
Liberal Democrat president Tim Farron vows the party would "kill" proposals for increased monitoring of emails and internet use.
Ministers are preparing a major expansion of powers to monitor the email exchanges and website visits of every person in the UK.