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Clause 68

Part of Counter-Terrorism Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:00 am on 15th May 2008.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Shadow Minister (Olympics and London), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Olympics and London) 9:00 am, 15th May 2008

The Minister seems to have said that he would expect such offences to be covered by the present definition anyway, and that the change is about adding clarity. Does he not agree that, as a general principle, shorter legislation is better than longer legislation?