The UK’s electronic eavesdropping agency had constrained spies from tapping MSPs’ phones or hacking their emails but this rule was dropped in March.
Patrick Harvie MSP, Co-convener of the Scottish Greens, said:
“The revelation that the UK intelligence services have changed their guidelines to allow spying on MSPs’ communications is deeply disturbing and we must have a statement from ministers explaining the change.…
THIS week we witnessed the people of Greece take a kicking from the Troika bullies. These representatives of a neoliberal status quo, which punishes citizens for the inevitable consequences of bankers’ irresponsibility and government complicity, have cast a dark cloud over Europe.
I, like many others, have begun scratching my head, searching for answers to the question facing us now – how do we achieve a fairer, sustainable future within this EU?…