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Committee (and remaining stages)

Part of Crime and Security Bill – in the House of Lords at 7:30 pm on 7th April 2010.

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Photo of Baroness Neville-Jones Baroness Neville-Jones Shadow Security Minister, Home Affairs 7:30 pm, 7th April 2010

My Lords, my noble friend is pursuing an important point and we wish to seek clarity on it. My queries are much the same as those that the noble Baroness, Lady Hamwee, has just raised. Some of the powers that the amendment would bring should be ones that the police already have. We would be grateful if the Minister could clarify what he believes the position to be and confirm whether that is the case.