Hague dismisses accusations that UK laws were ignored

William Hague told the Commons the changing nature of terrorist threats had only increased the importance of Britain's intelligence relationship with the US. But the Foreign Secretary dismissed accusations that GCHQ had used its relationship with the United States to get around UK law.

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Hague: Snooping claim 'baseless'

The Foreign Secretary has dismissed claims that spy centre GCHQ used private data from US security agencies to circumvent British laws are "baseless."