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Prevention of Terrorism Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:15 pm on 10th March 2005.

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Photo of Dominic Grieve Dominic Grieve Shadow Attorney General 6:15 pm, 10th March 2005

The hon. Gentleman is not listening to the debate. However much I dislike the prospect, it is within the Government's power to obtain control orders within a few hours. What is preventing them from doing so is the purest petulance. The Government have insisted that there should be a distinction between derogated and non-derogated orders.