Home Office response to fears over email 'snooping'

The Home Office has tweeted a response to people voicing their disapproval of proposed changes to surveillance laws using the hashtag #telldaveeverything.

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Security minister James Brokenshire ‘It’s not about trying to create some sort of big new government snooping exercise’ #telldaveeverything

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Security minister James Brokenshire ‘It’s about solving crime and ensuring the police are able to the job that they do.’ #telldaveeverything

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Security minister James Brokenshire: ‘We absolutely get the need for appropriate safeguards.’ #telldaveeverything

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Lib Dems vow to halt 'snooping'

Liberals Democrats have vowed to kills government plans to allow all calls, emails, texts and website visits to be monitored. David Cameron has insisted the scheme should plud "significant gaps" in UK security.