Law Commission Official Data Consultation - PCaW response

1st June 2017

Along with the UK’s civil society groups including Liberty and Open Rights Group we have been rallying against Law Commission proposals to update the law around classified state secrets.

In short, the Official Data consultation proposals see whistleblowing and leaks of information, even where government wrongdoing is exposed, as spying, with those convicted facing jail for up to 14 years.

Read here for our full response.