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

This is perhaps a question partly for Mr Starmer. What would the bar be for prosecuting somebody for terrorist offences? The Government’s drive is to prosecute wherever possible. Would you use the threshold test? Would you use the CPS full test? How would you try to guide a chief officer?