Marsha de Cordova

Former Labour MP for Battersea

@Marshadecordova https://facebook.com/marsha4battersea

Authorised Criminal Conduct by Undercover Sources

There have been votes in Parliament on procedures for enabling the authorisation of criminal conduct by undercover police officers, other public officials working undercover, and members of the public recruited by public bodies as covert sources.

Marsha de Cordova generally voted against authorising criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources

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Major votes

  • On 27 Jan 2021: Marsha de Cordova voted to restrict the scope of authorisations for criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources to exclude activities including causing death or bodily harm, violating the sexual integrity of an individual, obstructing justice, wrongful detention and torture. Show vote
  • On 27 Jan 2021: Marsha de Cordova voted to restrict the authorisation of criminal conduct by children and vulnerable sources to exceptional circumstances. Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova was absent for a vote on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 5 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova was absent for a vote on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Second Reading Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 27 Jan 2021: Marsha de Cordova voted to require those issuing authorisations for criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources to "reasonably believe", rather than merely "believe", the required conditions are met. Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova voted to require judicial authorisation of criminal conduct by undercover police officers, other public officials working undercover, or members of the public recruited by public bodies as covert sources. Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova voted to restrict the scope of authorisations for criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources to exclude activities including causing death or bodily harm, violating the sexual integrity of an individual, obstructing justice and torture. Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova was absent for a vote on Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill — Clause 2 — Relevant Authorities Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Marsha de Cordova voted to prohibit the authorisation of criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources where such conduct relates to trade unions. Show vote

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