Greater discretion in policing: a challenge for civil liberties?

Stuart Simpson, Colin Rogers

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The recent promise by the conservative and liberal coalition government to roll back state intrusion within the field of civil liberties by introducing measures such as scrapping the ID card scheme, further regulation of the use of CCTV and safeguards against the mis-use of anti-terrorism legislation appears, on the face of it, to be far reaching and liberal.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15 - 17
Number of pages2
JournalPolicing Today
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • discretionary powers
  • minor offences


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