The Conservative Party is building an
illiberal surveillance state

Liberty

In 2009 the Conservative Party issued a document entitled Reversing the Rise of the Surveillance State as part of its pitch for the 2010 election. Authored by Dominic Grieve and Eleanor Laing, it makes for fascinating reading in hindsight. Its unfulfilled promise damages any residual faith one might place in pre-election pledges and stated intentions. […]