This video from Britain says about itself:
Since Tony Blair‘s New Labour government came to power in 1997, the UK civil liberties landscape has changed dramatically. ASBOs were introduced by Section 1 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and first used in 1999. The right to remain silent is no longer universal. Our right to privacy, free from interception of communications has been severely curtailed. The ability to travel without surveillance (or those details of our journeys being retained) has disappeared. Indeed, as Henry Porter (the Observer journalist famous for his recent email clash with Tony Blair over the paring down of civil liberties) reveals in this unsettling film, our movements are being watched, and recorded, more than ever before
ENVIRONMENTALISTS demanded answers on Monday after it emerged that government officials had disclosed police intelligence about activists to the owners of a power station before a series of organised protests: here.
Members of a unit associated with Strathclyde Police sought to recruit art student Tilly Gifford as an informant within the environmental protest group Plane Stupid: here.
Government officials have been monitoring environmental campaign groups and then passing intelligence on to the police, according to documents seen by the Guardian: here.