Archive of 2 November 2006

Traffic cameras and CCTV lead to Britain being a 'surveillance society'

Britain 'a surveillance society'

Britain is becoming a "surveillance society" where people's every moves are monitored, the information commission warned today.

  • Youth Justice Board report finds Asbos are a badge of honour

    Asbos 'are a badge of honour'

    Young people regard Asbos as a "badge of honour" and the orders are not necessarily the best way to deal with youth offending, a new report warns.

  • Peers reintroduce changes to US extradition treaty

    Peers prolong extradition row

    The government has accused the Conservatives of letting serious offenders escape justice after peers voted yesterday to change extradition arrangements with the US.

  • Immigration figures show 565,000 came to UK last year

    Immigration hit 565,000 last year

    Opposition parties have questioned the government's border controls after new figures show 565,000 immigrants arrived in the UK last year.

  • Government confirms no compensation for people who lost their pensions

    Ministers refuse pensions compensation

    Ministers will not be compensating 85,000 people who lost money contracting out their state pension, against the recommendation of the parliamentary ombudsman.

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