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 January 3, 2015  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Todd Fitzgerald reports:

Salford has been revealed as a council snooping hotspot.

Town hall bosses have used investigatory powers to spy on residents on FOUR TIMES as many occasions as the average local authority.

But in the vast majority cases – more than 90 pc – nobody was found doing anything wrong.

Salford council has invoked the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) on 55 occasions over the last three years, according to figures released to the M.E.N. under the Freedom of Information Act.

Read more on Manchester Evening News.

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