All 4 results for keir starmer speaker:Alistair Carmichael

Business without Debate: UK Involvement in Rendition (29 Jun 2016)

Alistair Carmichael: ...officers. It cannot be right that officials of the CPS can know that, but we as parliamentarians cannot. It is ironic to think that if the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) had remained in his post as Director of Public Prosecutions, he would know more about this than he can today, having faced the voters and been elected to the House. So how are we to get...

Refugee Family Reunion Rules — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (9 Jun 2016)

Alistair Carmichael: ...part in the debate, which has been detailed, interesting and measured. This is not always an easy subject. The Opposition spokesperson, the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer), made the point that what we are doing is discussing the size of the bandage or the sticking plaster, whereas what we really need to do is stop inflicting the wounds that we see in...

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

Alistair Carmichael: ...’s debate. I very much welcome the appointment of David Anderson, QC. He commands respect and confidence in all parts of the House. As the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer) said earlier, it is significant and important that, first of all, he has a remit that looks at the necessity of these provisions and also that he has been able to select for himself...

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

Alistair Carmichael: ...dragged kicking and screaming to that position. On new clauses 5 and 21, it is unsatisfactory that the best provision has been proposed by the hon. and learned Member for Holborn and St Pancras (Keir Starmer), who speaks for the Opposition, and that we will not get to that unless we first vote down an inferior proposal that, while adequate and an improvement, is not as good as that...


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