Not happy with having a surveillance camera on every street corner, they are now letting all kinds of government bodies enact spying operations. None of which requires a court order by the way.
Eric Pickles, the Conservative local government spokesman, said the use of surveillance powers against suspected fly-tippers [people dumping trash] was "completely over the top."And they still can't put criminals in jail or let people defend themselves.
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Eric Metcalfe, a barrister who advises Justice, a civil rights group, called the findings "disturbing". He added: "Putting the Home Secretary in charge of authorising interceptions is like putting the fox in charge of the henhouse."