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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Keir Starmer: I am not sure that is a question for me to answer; that is a question of political judgment. Our role is at the beginning of the exercise to carry out the assessment we are required to carry out, with a view to taking a decision on whether we can prosecute, and then at a later stage—if it arises—consider breaches and whether they can be prosecuted. That is the extent of my current ambit.