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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to his Department's publication, “Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000: Consolidating Orders and Codes of Practice Summary of Responses”, page 18, if he will place in the Library a copy of the response from (a) the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, (b) the Chartered Institution of Waste Management, (c) the British Broadcasting Corporation, (d) the Department of Communities and Local Government/Fire Services in England, (e) the National Undercover Working Group Legal Group, (f) the Chief Surveillance Commissioner and (g) Interception of Communications Commissioner. (308651)

The Home Office intends to publish all responses on its website and will do so shortly. Copies of the responses will also be placed in the Library.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to his Department's publication, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000: Consolidating Orders and Codes of Practice Summary of Responses, page 16, which of the 41 respondents supported local authority use of the Act for dog fouling, littering or school enrolment checking. (308653)

Seven were from members of the public, three identified themselves as individuals from local authorities and the remaining 31 were responses from local authorities.