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Investigatory Powers Bill: Persons who may apply for issue of warrant (7 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...on and so forth, which is why the matter is challenging and complex. He has made a powerful case here, following the powerful case made by the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer), and I will bring the matter back to the House during our proceedings on the Bill in the form of an amendment, in the spirit that he has described.

Investigatory Powers Bill: Bulk interception warrants (7 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...about the necessity, but because the Government are so determined to ensure adequate safeguards, we have agreed to a further review. As the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer), generously said, the review is to be completed in exactly the form that emerged as a result of the discussions between the Opposition and the Government—an illustration of the House...

Investigatory Powers Bill: Bulk interception warrants (7 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...been helpful in aiding me to frame my own. She is right that operational concerns are sensitive, delicate and, of course, secret matters. The hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) is absolutely right that we should put as much information as possible in the report. He is also right that there will be access to security-cleared information of a highly sensitive...

Investigatory Powers Bill: Persons who may make modifications (6 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...those matters carefully—I have heard what has been said tonight by Members on both sides of the House about what more might be done. The hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) and others have made the argument repeatedly that more should be stated on the face of the Bill. That is what the manuscript amendment does. On that basis, I am grateful for the comments...

Investigatory Powers Bill: General duties in relation to privacy (6 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker. Reference was made earlier to an exchange of correspondence that I enjoyed with the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer). I wanted you and the House to know that that correspondence is now available in the Vote Office for the information of Members.

Investigatory Powers Bill: General duties in relation to privacy (6 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...will deal with this later, but the point is that the Prime Minister is ultimately responsible for the protection of national security. As the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) said, when Lord Judge gave evidence to the Joint Committee, he made exactly the point that the hon. and learned Gentleman has made. Just to affirm the other argument that he advanced,...

Investigatory Powers Bill: General duties in relation to privacy (6 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...its very fabric. The protection of private interests and the protection of the public are at the heart of all we seek to do. In Committee, the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) tabled a new clause to strike a balance on this issue in sympathy with my view that privacy is woven throughout the Bill’s provisions. I have concluded that he was right to...

Investigatory Powers Bill: General duties in relation to privacy (6 Jun 2016)

John Hayes: ...drawing attention to the additional virtues of the new clause. The new clause was inspired by the ISC, and it is based on the amendment that the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) tabled in Committee. I hope that on that basis, the whole House will be able to support it. It makes it clear that warrants or other authorisations should not be granted where...

Business of the House: Reports into Investigatory Powers (25 Jun 2015)

John Hayes: ...constituencies lives are touched, and sometimes ruined, by serious crimes such as murder, rape, child sexual exploitation and trafficking. The hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) made the highly pertinent point that investigations into all those subjects require scrutiny of all sorts of information, including historical information. We know that in some of...


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