Clause 16

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:30 pm on 13th March 2007.

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Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Opposition Whip (Commons) 4:30 pm, 13th March 2007

Presumably those people will be of some interest to the police, having been recently released from prison. The Government already have powers to require them to report to the police. Would it not be more appropriate for them to do that, and for the police then to inform the immigration and nationality directorate of their whereabouts, so that the police would know where those convicted criminals were?