Cameron to explain why data laws 'needed'

The Prime Minister said he will be explaining why new data laws will be rushed through parliament today.

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I'll be explaining today why emergency legislation is needed to maintain powers to help keep us safe from those who would harm UK citizens.

Read: Emergency data laws to be rushed through parliament

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MPs vote to approve controversial data retention bill

Controversial legislation in the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill has cleared the Commons after completing all of its stages in one day and being agreed at third reading 449 to 33, a majority of 416.