Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg said that although he believes civil liberties have been neglected by governments in the pursuit of greater security the urgent challenge being faced by the government means the new data laws are necessary.
In a joint press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron, he said liberty and security must go hand in hand.
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