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Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Horse Racing (4 Jul 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport (1) pursuant to the answer of 28 April 2011, Official Report, columns 327-8, on race course pitch tenures, what assessment he has made of the progress of negotiations at race courses where (a) no agreements are in place and (b) agreements have been reached in principle; (2) what steps he plans to take to ensure that the...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 22 - Powers of entry etc (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Will the Minister confirm that clause 22 and schedule 5 are direct lifts from the 2005 Act? I want to put on record my thanks to the hon. Member for Beckenham, who congratulated the previous Government on the legislation, given circumstances at the time. It was generous of him, and I am grateful for the spirit in which he said it. We are all trying to achieve the same things. Will the...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 23 - Fingerprints and samples (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I will not make the same mistake twice. Clause 23 and schedule 6 set out the provisions in relation to fingerprints and samples. The Minister will know that we are having an interesting debate on the  retention of DNA. I am informed by one of my Front-Bench colleagues that the measures on fingerprints and non-intimate samples in this Bill differ from the Protection of Freedoms Bill, in that...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Schedule 6 - Fingerprints and samples (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I shall now ask the Minister to give us the information he was going to give us a little while ago.

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 19 - Reports on exercise of powers under Act (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The clause places a duty on the Secretary of State to lay before Parliament each quarter a report on the exercise of particular powers under the Bill. The Minister knows that we were concerned that control orders had to be renewed each year. What format will the report be in, and what opportunities will there be to discuss it?

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 19 - Reports on exercise of powers under Act (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I would like some detail about the practicalities. The Minister says that the numbers will be reported, rather than any further detail. He also says that there might be a debate, but if the annual accountability to Parliament is removed, how will a debate be facilitated?

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 20 - Reviews of operation of Act (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I beg to move amendment 140, in clause 20, page 12, line 7, at end insert ‘within three months of the date on which he received the report’. Again, the amendment is self-explanatory. Clause 20 gives the Secretary of State the opportunity to appoint an independent reviewer who will prepare an annual report on the operation of the Bill and lay it before Parliament. The amendment would...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 20 - Reviews of operation of Act (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: There must be something in the water. In his usual fashion, the Minister is being very helpful. In light of what he has said, I shall not press the amendment to a Division, because if he follows through what he says he will do, there are sufficient safeguards. I am grateful to him, and to my right hon. Friend the Member for Salford and Eccles for pointing out the differences in the...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 18 - Proceedings relating to measures (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: This clause and schedule 4 are substantial. They relate to the measures, open and closed material, and the information that is disclosed to the individual. I accept that these provisions have been lifted from previous legislation, but I would appreciate it if the Minister outlined any changes or any aspects that were not appropriate to include in the previous legislation.

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 12 - Variation of measures (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: When the Minister responds to my right hon. Friend’s question, he might want to deal with how the two-year limit on the time scale for a TPIM would be affected. If there is a variation, how will that affect the time limit?

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 10 - Criminal investigations into terrorism-related activity (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I understand what the Minister says about the chain of command, keeping things under review and the Secretary of State being involved in pursuing prosecutions if possible. When I made the point about police commissioners, I was not being partisan in any way, but there will be an issue about them. Could the Minister tell us now, or perhaps later, what their role will be?

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 10 - Criminal investigations into terrorism-related activity (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: It is, and I thank the Minister for his explanation. He has talked about the additional resources that will go to the security forces because of the terrorism prevention and investigation measure notices, but I am concerned about how things will work if those resources come out of the local police force’s resources. The elected police commissioner will want to have a view about that. Have...

Business of the House (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Will the Leader of the House have a word with the Home Secretary about her failure to answer named-day questions? The shadow Home Secretary has tabled 15 questions over the past couple of weeks, only two of which have been replied to. Is not that a distressing return on the number of questions tabled, given that the convention is that named-day questions should be answered on the named day?

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Commissioners: BSkyB (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Is not the Secretary of State in this position because of the acts of the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills? The Enterprise Act was very clear that difficult decisions such as this should be taken out of the hands of politicians and given to the Competition Commission.

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 10 - Criminal investigations into terrorism-related activity (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: It is important that we spend a little time on this clause because it has significance for what the Minister said about the difference between TPIMs and control orders. The Government are trying to achieve prevention and to get prosecutions. The clause, which is  long and detailed, sets out the requirements on the Secretary of State to consult the chief officer of the appropriate police...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 9 - Review hearing (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Again, the fact that I am not a lawyer leads me to ask a question. Paragraph 76 of the explanatory notes refers to the review and the function of the court in relation to reviewing decisions. It says: “This review must apply the principles applicable on an application for judicial review”. It would be helpful for the Minister to outline the thinking behind that, and to tell the Committee...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 9 - Review hearing (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The court, of course, will have access to all the information—both open and closed—and it will therefore be able to vary the order.

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 6 - Prior permission of the court (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The Minister’s comments go back to my point. I understand that the Secretary of State will go to the court to apply for permission for the measures to be taken, but what about overnight residency? If that is one of the permissions for which she asks, could someone who received a notice claim that the process was flawed if they had not been given the opportunity to talk about an agreed...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 7 - Urgent cases: reference to the court etc (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: I shall not detain the Committee too long. The clause gives effect to schedule 2, which makes provision for cases in which the Secretary of State imposes measures on an individual without first obtaining the permission of the court. Such measures will be used in exceptional circumstances and for urgent cases. Will the Minister indicate the type of event for which the provision will be called...

Public Bill Committee: Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill: Clause 6 - Prior permission of the court (30 Jun 2011)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Good morning to you, Mr Caton, and to Committee members on this bright and sunny day. I have to say I feel a lot better than I did yesterday morning, so I hope we will make progress in discussing the various measures in the Bill. Clause 6 and some of the subsequent clauses are more or less direct lifts from the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, and I am sure that the Minister will tell us...


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