The Home Office Consultation Paper entitled Transposition of Directive 2006/24/EC is available here, and the deadline for comments is 31 October, 2008.
Councils get power to ‘spy’ on your e-mail and net use: “Councils and health authorities are to be given the right to access e-mail and
internet records under surveillance powers to be introduced next year, the
Home Office said yesterday.”
(Via Law News from Times Online.)