Repeal the powers of Border Force officers to request information about where citizens are travelling to or from. This power should only be available where there is evidence or strong suspicion of criminal activity.

Why is this idea important?

Border Force officers have the right to question individuals leaving or entering the United Kingdom (UK) in accordance with the Police and Crime Act 2009. According to them (although I dispute this) they have powers to ask individuals where they have been travelling. In ordinary circumstances (i.e where there is no suspicion of criminal activity) this is a gross intrusion of personal liberty. There is absolutely no reason for the state to know where any law abiding citizen is (or has been) travelling. The state is currently interfering far too much into the day to day activities of ordinary citizens.

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