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Volume 689: debated on Wednesday 31 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What arrangements they propose to make to meet the Prime Minister's standards for joined-up government to ensure their effective participation in the European Union proposal to initiate during 2007 a revision of the 2002 framework decision on combating terrorism. [HL1519]

The Home Office and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are working with the UK representative in Brussels. The UK is proud to be at the forefront of promoting international conventions and treaties that combat terrorism. It is important to update the framework decision to reflect the current climate and our own priorities.