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Home Office statement on David Miranda High Court ruling

Home Office statement on David Miranda High Court ruling.

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A Home Office spokesperson said:

We are pleased the court has agreed that the police can examine the material as part of their criminal investigation insofar as it falls within the purposes of the original Schedule 7 examination and in order to protect national security. It would be inappropriate for us to comment further on ongoing legal proceedings.

Published 22 August 2013