Reports of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation on the Operation in 2016 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and on the Westminster Bridge Terrorist Attack

Home Office written statement – made on 13th September 2018.

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Photo of Sajid Javid Sajid Javid The Secretary of State for the Home Department

In accordance with section 36 of the Terrorism Act 2006, Max Hill QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, prepared a report on the operation in 2016 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006, which was laid before the House on 25 January 2018. He also prepared a report on the use of terrorism legislation following the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack, which was laid before the House on 22 March 2018.

I am grateful to Mr Hill for his reports and have carefully considered the recommendations and observations included in them. I am today laying before the House the Government’s responses to both reports, copies of which will be available in the Vote Office. They will also be published on GOV.UK.

This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS928