Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:30 pm on 15th February 2006.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Conservative, Stone 6:30 pm, 15th February 2006

The hon. Gentleman may recall that I was very concerned about control orders in the first place, but perhaps for somewhat different reasons from those of the hon. Gentleman, who speaks eloquently on these matters, and my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for Rushcliffe. Does he agree we should insist upon habeas corpus, a fair trial, and due process within the terms of our own legislation instead of getting caught up in the tortuous attempts to provide for compliance with the European convention on human rights, which creates more problems than it solves?