Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department
Theresa May (The Secretary of State for the Home Department; Maidenhead, Conservative)
The right hon. Lady knows full well that the Metropolitan Police Service and the Security Service will not have just six weeks to put transitional arrangements in place. They have been aware for some time that TPIMs would come in and extra funding would be available for extra surveillance. Subsequent to the letter sent by the assistant commissioner, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has written to the Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee to make it absolutely clear that effective transitional arrangements from control orders to TPIMs will be in place to ensure that we
continue to do what we want to do and what everybody wants us to do: that is, maintain the security of people in this country.