Benefits

Stop Government Bank Spying Powers

Asking politicians if they want their bank accounts monitored (Big Brother Watch/YT): Everyone wants fraudulent uses of public money to be dealt with, and the government already has strong powers to check the bank statements of suspects. These new powers to surveil our bank accounts en masse signal government overreach beyond even George Orwell’s worst

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More Spying By the Government: DWP Plan to Monitor Bank Accounts Monthly

From the National Scot: Benefit claimants will reportedly have their bank accounts monitored under new “Big Brother” anti-fraud plans drawn up by the UK Government. The law change is due to be introduced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement expected later this month, The Telegraph reports. Ministers told the paper the change could save the taxpayer

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