20 December 2023
The Guardian, 20 December 2023.
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"Chris Jones, the director at Statewatch, a civil liberties NGO, called on MPs to reject the controversial change.
He said: “There has been no public announcement of or consultation over this plan, which will put anyone in the country with a driving licence into a permanent police lineup. Opening up civil databases to mass police searches turns everyone, a priori, into a suspect. More surveillance and snooping powers will not make people safer.”"
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