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Two new control orders imposed in past three months, Theresa May announces – The Guardian

“Two new control orders have been imposed on suspected terrorists by the home secretary, Theresa May, in the past three months despite an intense coalition debate over whether they should be scrapped, the Home Office has disclosed.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Stop and search numbers fall after change to counterterrorism powers – The Guardian

“The number of stops and searches by police under controversial counterterrorism laws has fallen sharply since the government curtailed the scope of the powers.”

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The Guardian, 24th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

DNA profiles to be deleted from police database – The Guardian

“Profiles of thousands of innocent people on national database will be removed as new freedoms bill scales back state intrusion.”

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The Guardian, 11th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Freedom Bill signals common sense approach to public protection – Home Office

“Millions of people will be protected from unwarranted state intrusion in their private lives, the Home Secretary has outlined in today’s Protection of Freedoms Bill.”

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Home Office, 11th February 2011

www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Liberty attacks new school search powers for phones – BBC News

“New search powers being given to schools over mobile phones are more suitable for terror inquiries, human rights pressure group Liberty says.”

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BBC News, 4th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Changes to counter terrorism powers recommended – Home Office

“New measures to restore civil liberties while continuing to protect the public from terrorism have today been outlined by Theresa May.”

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Home Office, 26th January 2011

Source: www.homeoffice.gov.uk

Police warned over stop and search powers – The Independent

“Two police forces have been warned they could face enforcement action over their ‘disproportionate’ use of stop and search powers.”

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The Independent, 30th November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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