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Police: Powers

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 8 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to her Department’s Modernising Police Powers, Review of the Police and Criminal Evidence 1984, Consultation Paper of March 2007; if she will list, in relation to street bail, the pilots of electronic stop and search records referred to in Chapter 3; and what the location was of each. (174224)

The Explanatory Memorandum to the SI 2006/2165 sets out the provision for the use of electronic receipts for stop and search records to officers from the British Transport Police operating from offices in West Ham, Wembley and Hammersmith. The use of street bail is an operational matter for the chief officer of each force area and not subject to pilot studies.