Scrap stop and search law says terror watchdog | News

The future of controversial powers which allow police to stop and search people without suspicion was in renewed doubt today after the Government’s terrorism watchdog called for them to be scrapped.

Lord Carlile of Berriew said the use of Section 44 powers was having a “disproportionately bad effect on community relations” and had become “counter-productive” in the fight against terrorism.

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~ by Gary Austin on March 4, 2010.

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