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."

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Prime Minister defends role of GCHQ

Prime Minister David Camerson said Britain's security agencies operated within the law and were subject to "proper scrutiny."

Foreign Secretary William Hague will address the House of Commons later amidst accusations Britain's GCHQ was involved in the NSA surveillance programmes.

Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports.

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