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David Davis and Henry Porter vs Charles Clarke and Conor Gearty chaired by Georgina Henry

The Guardian Debate: Does the Left Still Care About Liberty?

Hay Festival 2009 , 
In the name of security, the Labour government has championed ID cards, data-retention, CCTV surveillance, and wide range of counter-terrorism measures. Does it add up to a fundamental assault on our civil liberties? Would the Right defend our rights any better?