Snooper’s Charter Civil Servants Step Aside

Two of the three senior civil servants involved in the government’s snooper’s charter have quietly stepped aside, Guido hears. The mandarin in charge, Richard Alcock, has stopped attending meetings or discussions with campaigners, Guido is told by his source in the room. Meanwhile Peter Hill is back at the Foreign Office. That leaves ex-MI6 man Charles Farr in charge of the plans to spy on internet access. Spooky…


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Peter Mandelson tells Emma Barnett…

“I think that Jeremy Corbyn himself should search his conscience and ask himself whether he’s the best person to lead the Labour Party into the general election with the best chance of success for the party.”

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