Shami Chakrabarti

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Protesters rally across UK against police and crime bill
Bill condemned by activists as an attack on the right to protest will be voted on in Lords on Monday

Clea Skopeliti

15, Jan, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Labour peers urge greater scrutiny of plans for police camera drones
Amendment to police bill would require home secretary to approve use of new surveillance equipment

Rob Davies

03, Nov, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Civil liberty fears as police consider using drones that film from 1,500ft
England and Wales police ask private firms for information on systems that film high-quality images at a distance

Rob Davies

29, Oct, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Wrong to label Extinction Rebellion as extremists, says Home Office adviser
Peer at odds with Priti Patel over climate activists on eve of more protests

Tom Wall

21, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Women’s anger at ‘abuse of power’ during Bristol police raids
Two protesters claimed they were subject to terrifying ordeals at the hands of male officers pretending to be postal workers

Tom Wall

03, Apr, 2021 @6:41 PM

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'Child spies' bill could face Lords defeat as Tory peers rebel
Guidance on use of children in undercover operations in the covert intelligence bill has caused cross-party outcry

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Labour facing another split over police immunity in 'spy cops' bill
Shami Chakrabarti warns of ‘grave risk’ of human rights abuses if bill passes without amendment

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

11, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Boris Johnson likely to lose supreme court case, says Labour
Shami Chakrabarti predicts this week’s hearing will rule prorogation was unlawful

Kate Proctor and Owen Bowcott

17, Sep, 2019 @8:39 AM

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Government forced to reveal confidential memos on prorogation
Texts released as part of legal challenge detail discussions between PM and cabinet

Owen Bowcott and Severin Carrell

05, Sep, 2019 @6:28 PM

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The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti
Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear MPs must be allowed a say on a ‘crash-out’ Brexit, says the shadow attorney general, Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti

28, Aug, 2019 @5:21 PM

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Brexit: shutting down parliament 'gravest abuse of power in living memory'
Exclusive: legal advice states action to force no-deal Brexit would be open to court battle

Heather Stewart in Biarritz and Rowena Mason

26, Aug, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Q&A: Labour and its long-running problem with antisemitism
How did the crisis begin and what are the new claims made by whistleblowers?

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

10, Jul, 2019 @6:08 PM

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