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Councils lose power to snoop on litter offenders

Local authorities that use surveillance powers to see whether people put their bins out a day early are to have their powers curtailed.Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has proposed plans that will reverse the expansion of a surveillance society amid widespread discontent at the extent of official surveillance.The Government has put out a consultation on the Regulation ...