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Terrorism Act

Volume 711: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009


My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for the Home Department (Alan Johnson) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

I am pleased to say that Lord Carlile of Berriew QC has completed his report on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 in 2008, which will be laid before the House today.

I am grateful to Lord Carlile for his detailed report and have considered his recommendations fully. Following consultation within my department and with other relevant departments and agencies, I am also pleased to lay before the House today my response to Lord Carlile’s recommendations.

Copies of both Lord Carlile’s report and the response will be available in the Vote Office.