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 Julian Huppert Julian Huppert Liberal Democrat, Cambridge 10:47 am, 21st June 2011

Moving on to look at what the Bill says about TPIM notices and the role that the police will have, there is supposed to be a new duty—you said that it was not changed much—for the Secretary of State to consult the chief officer of police about prosecution. What criteria would you use to try to prosecute those who are accused of terrorist activities?