• Publications

    Working Protocol:  Technology Advisory Panel

    The Investigatory Powers Commissioner has agreed a Working Protocol with Sir Bernard Silverman, chair of the Technology Advisory Panel.  This sets out the structure and functions of the TAP, as well as the basis of the working relationship between the TAP and the Commissioner’s Office.

    The formal report of the Metrics of Privacy Conference can be found here

    IPCO 2017 Annual Report

    IPCO's first annual report can be found  here 

    Consultation Papers

    IPCO Consultation Process

    IPCO's policy on the consultation process can be found here.

    Consolidated Guidance

    IPCO's consultation document on the Consolidated Guidance can be accessed here.

    Our Consultation closed on 29 October 2018, you can find below the responses:

    Amnesty International


    Fair Trials


    Liberty Response

    Privacy International


    Reprieve and Freedom From Torture

    University of Sheffield and University of Westminster 



    Juvenile CHIS

    IPCO's letter to Harriet Harman MP regarding the use of juveniles as Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS) can be found here.