Investigatory powers bill: snooper’s charter lacks clarity, MPs warn

The Guardian Highly critical report says proposed legislation must be reviewed to ensure obligations on tech industry are clear A draft of the bill. MPs said there were still many unanswered questions about how the legislation would work. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA The government’s investigatory powers bill lacks clarity and is sowing confusion among tech firms…

Bedroom Tax deemed ‘discriminatory’ and ‘unlawful’ by Court of Appeal judges

 Independent The ruling follows a legal challenge by a domestic violence victim and the family of a disabled teenager The tax has been ruled unlawful The Government’s so-called “Bedroom Tax” policy has been declared discriminatory and unlawful by the Court of Appeal. Judges made the decision following a legal challenge against the Government by a…

Close legal loophole which means public services contractors don’t have disclose their work, say campaigners

The Independent Vital information about prison attacks, penalty fares on London trains, NHS whistleblowing policies in the NHS and parking tickets has all been withheld Currently withheld information includes complaints made against the services provided by the private security firm G4S Rex Companies who operate everything from prisons to parking services and prosecuting TV licence evaders must be…