Alicia Kearns

Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton

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.

Alicia Kearns consistently voted for authorising criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources

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Major votes

  • On 27 Jan 2021: Alicia Kearns voted against restricting 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: Alicia Kearns voted against restricting the authorisation of criminal conduct by children and vulnerable sources to exceptional circumstances.   Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Alicia Kearns voted to to enable 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. Show vote
  • On 5 Oct 2020: Alicia Kearns voted to to enable 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. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 27 Jan 2021: Alicia Kearns voted against requiring 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: Alicia Kearns voted against requiring 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: Alicia Kearns voted against restricting 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: Alicia Kearns voted not to limit authorisation of criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources to police forces, the National Crime Agency, the Serious Fraud Office and the intelligence services. Show vote
  • On 15 Oct 2020: Alicia Kearns voted to permit the authorisation of criminal conduct by undercover officers and covert sources where such conduct relates to trade unions. Show vote

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