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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Stuart Osborne: And in relation to control orders, how wide they apply is something, once again, for the legislators. In terms of the policing requirement, however, the counter-terrorism unit in Scotland is intrinsically  linked to the rest of the counter-terrorism network, and we have good relationships with our Scottish colleagues and with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in terms of ensuring that all this is one joined-up piece of business. In terms of counter-terrorism, there are no boundaries between Scotland and the UK in terms of pursuing offenders.