Examination of Witnesses

Part of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:47 am on 21st June 2011.

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Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department 10:47 am, 21st June 2011

Picking up a couple of points regarding prosecution, some people outside this room may think that prosecution is not pursued to the fullest extent or that in some way TPIMs or control orders may be seen as an easier thing to get and therefore prosecution is not pursued. Would you comment on the work the police undertake with the CPS to advance prosecution wherever possible, and is that the preferred option?