Communications data necessary in three authorisations


Re: News Group Newspapers Ltd & Ors v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] UKIPTrib 14

Challenge to four authorisations under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, s 22, which enabled the police to obtain communications data in order to ascertain the sources of information obtained by the claimant journalists.

Gavin Millar QC and Aaron Watkins were involved in this case.