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A list of public authorities, in addition to The Old Bill and intelligence services, that can legally access your Web browsing history under the new Investigatory Powers Act:

  • Department of Health (Drug regulation and fraud investigation)
  • HMRC / Inland Revenue
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions (Fraud and error investigation, and child maintenance)
  • Ambulance Trust
  • Scottish Health Service (Fraud investigation)
  • Competition and Markets Authority (Cartels and law enforcement)
  • Department for Communities in Northern Ireland
  • Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland (Trading standards)
  • Financial Conduct Authority (Market oversight)
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Gambling Commission
  • Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • NHS Business Services Authority (Security and fraud investigation)
  • Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Regional Business Services Organisation
  • Scottish Ambulance Service Board
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

There’s already a petition to repeal this: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/173199