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Part of Investigatory Powers Bill – in the House of Commons at 6:53 pm on 7th June 2016.

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Photo of Victoria Atkins Victoria Atkins Conservative, Louth and Horncastle 6:53 pm, 7th June 2016

I am not going to give way. The Joint Committee heard from 59 witnesses in 22 public panels. We received 148 written submissions, amounting to 1,500 pages of evidence. We visited the Metropolitan police and GCHQ, and we made 87 recommendations, more than two thirds of which have been accepted by the Home Office.