Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
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Web snooping plan: Clegg calls for rethink

The government's controversial plans to give police and security services powers to track people's calls and online activity are to be re-drafted.

Downing Street has said David Cameron accepts criticism of the idea in a report by MPs and peers.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg called for a fundamental rethink, arguing that the new law would infringe on privacy rights.

  • 11 Dec 2012
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