Barrie Fairbairn

party: Labour Party
constituency: Grantham and Stamford

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How would you reform surveillance law, oversight and practice to respect the rights of law-abiding people?

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

The decision to survey should be judicial. The statutory framework requires comprehensive revision.

To what degree should access to information on the internet be restricted by the state or private companies?

organisation: Open Rights Group (ORG)

Private companies should not have regulatory powers. The state presents an issue far too complex to discuss here. Any advance in power to be balanced by checks and balances.