Lord Carlile of Berriew QC prepared a Report on the operation in 2001 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which I laid before the House on 26 November 2002.I am grateful to Lord carlile for his detailed Report and I have considered his recommendations fully. Following consultation within my Department and with other relevant Departments and agencies I am pleased to place my response to Lord Carlile's recommendations in the Library today.I also wrote to Lord Carlile last month outlining progress on recommendations made in his Report on sections 21–23 in Part 4 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. I shall also be placing this response in the Library today.
The Secretary of State for the Home Department
(Mr. David Blunkett)