Public law and the Investigatory Powers Bill

Public law and the Investigatory Powers Bill

This panel recording was made during the morning asession of our annual conference on Wednesday 12 October 2016. The panellists are Ben Jaffey, Cathryn McGahey QC and Graham Smith, with Richard Hermer QC chairing.

The investigatory Powers Bill (IPB) provides a legal framework to UK state surveillance, purporting to balance personal privacy with the needs of state to provide security and prevent fraud and terrorism. The panellists disucss the public law issues arising from the so called ‘snoopers charter’.  The session is chaired by Richard Hermer QC.

You can follow Ben, and then Graham's, slides in the viewers below. The audio player is below the slides.

Ben Jaffey's slides

Graham Smith's slides

Author: Ben Jaffey, Cathryn McGahey QC, Graham Smith, Richard Hermer QC

Publication date: November 18 2016