My Lords, when the Minister talked about deportation, he used the word "currently" when saying that under European human rights legislation we are not able to deport people to countries where they are likely to suffer pain or torture. Does he feel that that will change in some way? I cannot see how, but I was very interested that he used the word "currently". Like other noble Lords, the key issue for me is around prosecutions. We want to see, not people under control orders, but those who are guilty of terrorist offences put away from society for a considerable period of time in prison under due process of law.
Where are the Government in terms of their decisions on intercept evidence? Perhaps I may tempt the noble Lord into giving some opinion on how necessary control orders will be if, when and, I hope, as intercept evidence is allowed. Will this current type of legislation in terms of this order become redundant?