Clause 1 - Requirement for authorisation

Part of Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee am 11:30 am ar 7 Mawrth 2024.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Llafur, North Durham 11:30, 7 Mawrth 2024

It is a pleasure to serve on this Committee with you in the Chair, Mrs Cummins.

My hon. Friend the Member for Barnsley Central said very clearly that there is general support for the Bill. The need for it is self-evident: things have moved on since the passage of the 2016 Act—indeed, they have moved on very quickly in terms of the amount of data there is, not only data that the security services have to deal with but data in general life.