Lib Dem peer: 'Snooper's bill' faces big Parliament obstacle

Lib Dem peer and ex-Director of Public Prosecutions Lord Macdonald said the 'snooper's bill' as it is will struggle to get through Parliament, especially the House of Lords. He said it needs a rethink.

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Criticism for 'snooper's bill'

Nick Clegg has added his voice to growing criticism of Theresa May's 'snooper's charter'. He said the Home Office's proposed new powers for crime fighters to monitor all emails, web visits and phone calls need a "fundamental rethink".