More than 150 Liberal Democrat activists have warned Nick Clegg he could destroy the party’s liberal identity if he backs government plans to allow the authorities to monitor online activity.
The unprecedented grassroots protest, in which some members have threatened to tear up their party cards, will put the Deputy Prime Minister under pressure to extract more concessions from David Cameron over the controversial “Big Brother” proposals.
You can read Tim Farron’s reply to the letter here.
UPDATE: The paper also contains a letter from The Voice’s Co-Editor Mark Pack on the same subject.
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