Police spies: watchdog calls for safeguards over ‘intrusive tactic’ – The Guardian

Posted February 2nd, 2012 in investigatory powers, news, police, reports by sally

“A clandestine operation that secretly deployed police spies in political groups for 40 years is severely criticised today by the official policing inspectorate, which concludes that the “intrusive” tactic should in future be used only after independent authorisation.”

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The Guardian, 2nd February 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk