Counter-Terrorism: Conflict Zones

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 2nd March 2015.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Secretary of State for the Home Department 3:31 pm, 2nd March 2015

I am afraid that some of the facts that the hon. Gentleman suggests in his question are inaccurate. Control orders were being whittled away by the courts, as he knows, so we decided to introduce TPIMs. We have now enhanced TPIMs through the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, and the ability to introduce a TPIM has remained available to the security services upon request to the Secretary of State.