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 Stephen Phillips Stephen Phillips Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham 10:47 am, 21st June 2011

If one looks at the previous legislation, it essentially enabled the Government to implement measures until such time as they were struck down by a court. This Bill contains a series of measures which are enumerated within it. What are the advantages and disadvantages of that from your perspective?