New Clause 2 - Requirement for the Secretary of State to publish an annual report on technology-enabled serious and organised crime and technology-enabled threats to national security

Investigatory Powers (Amendment)Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 8:15 pm on 25 March 2024.

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“After section 234 of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016, insert—

“234A Requirement for the Secretary of State to publish an annual report on technology-enabled serious and organised crime and technology-enabled threats to national security

(1) The Secretary of State must publish a report on technology-assisted crime insofar as it relates to measures set out in this Act and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.

(2) The report must be published within one year of the passing of the Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Act 2024, and annually thereafter.””—(Dan Jarvis.)

This new clause would ensure the Secretary of State publishes an annual report on technology-enabled serious and organised crime and technology-enabled threats to national security insofar as it relates to measures set out in this Act and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 114 Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [Lords] Report Stage: New Clause 2

Aye: 171 MPs

No: 264 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

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No: A-Z by last name

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The House divided: Ayes 171, Noes 265.

Question accordingly negatived.