Nick Clegg has said Britain's intelligence services should be overseen by a single watchdog in the wake of a series of privacy scandals.
He said the watchdog, dubbed the Inspector General for the UK intelligence services, would:
- Have "reinforced powers, remit and resources"
- Bring together the present Interception of Communications Commissioner and Intelligence Services Commissioner
- Allow appeals against decisions of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal and publication of the reasons for rulings
- Put a member of the opposition in charge of Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee "to avoid accusations that the committee is too cosy with the Government of the day"
More top news
The youngsters were found unharmed in a Toyota after it failed to stop on the M25.
Labour is facing the embarrassing prospect of coming third, behind the Conservatives, in the Scottish parliamentary elections.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is considering publishing an unredacted report of what happened at the Battle of Orgreave.