"but e.g. for missing persons investigations where serious crime may not yet be suspected."
This annoys me, because he's twisting the argument around. *Some* data is useful to the *investigating shift* for a *high risk* missing person and is available through RIPA. It doesn't mean we need *all* data available the *everyone*, which is what the new legislation gives.
He's giving the civil liberties people enough rope to hang themselves [sorry for the juxtaposition for those who've had a high risk mispa] and they probably will.