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Prevention of Terrorism Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:45 pm on 10th March 2005.

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Photo of David Heath David Heath Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 6:45 pm, 10th March 2005

I am grateful to the Home Secretary.

I am also grateful to the Home Secretary for accepting Lords amendment No. 42D, which is extremely important because it sets out the rules by which possibly exculpatory evidence could be disclosed to defendants or their representatives. Although that mechanism would be imperfect in normal criminal proceedings, it is a great improvement.