Police revise public guidance over street photography laws

London’s Metropolitan Police has changed its public guidance on photography to reflect concerns raised by the National Union of Journalists. An earlier version of the advice on the Met’s website was criticised by the union because it implied officers had greater powers under counter-terror legislation than the law provides. The webpage covering the guidance was amended yesterday and the NUJ is now calling on the force to ensure that officers on the ground in London are made aware of their responsibilities towards the media.

Read the rest of this article on the NUJ and Metropolitan Police websites.