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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 24 March 2016

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Investigatory Powers Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

John Hayes

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 11.30 am on Thursday

 

24 March) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Thursday 24 March; 

 

(b)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 12 April;

 

(c)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 14 April;

 

(d)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 19 April;

 

(e)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 21 April;

 

(f)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 26 April;

 

(g)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 28 April;

 

(h)  

at 9.25 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 3 May;

 

(i)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 5 May;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence on Thursday 24 March in accordance

 

with the following Table:

 

TABLE

 

Time

Witness

 
 

Until no later than 12.00 pm

David Anderson Q.C., independent reviewer

 
  

of terrorism legislation

 
 

Until no later than 12.30 pm

Don’t Spy on Us; Liberty

 
 

Until no later than 1.00 pm

International Institute for Strategic Studies;

 
  

Lord Evans of Weardale

 
 

Until no later than 2.30 pm

NSPCC; Mr Ray McClure

 
 

Until no later than 3.00 pm

BT

 
 

Until no later than 3.30 pm

National Crime Agency; HM Revenue and

 
  

Customs

 
 

Until no later than 4.00 pm

National Anti-Fraud Network

 
 

Until no later than 4.30 pm

Lord Judge, Chief Surveillance

 
  

Commissioner; Interception of

 
  

Communications Commissioner’s Office

 
 

Until no later than 5.00 pm

The Rt. Hon. the Lord Reid of Cardowan;

 
  

The Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 24 March 2016          

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 6; Schedule 1; Clauses 7 to 10; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 11 to 48; Schedule 3; Clauses 49 to 61; Schedule 4; Clauses 62 to 74;

 

Schedule 5; Clauses 75 to 96; Schedule 6; Clauses 97 to 207; Schedule 7;

 

Clauses 208 to 212; Schedule 8; Clauses 213 to 231; Schedule 9; Clause 232;

 

Schedule 10; Clause 233; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining

 

proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 5.00 pm on Thursday 5 May.

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr John Hayes

 

That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the

 

Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.

 

Agreed to

 


 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, Eric King, Director, Don’t

 

Spy on Us, Sara Ogilvie, Policy Officer, Liberty, Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and

 

Cyber Security, International Institute of Strategic Studies and former Head of the British Secret

 

Intelligence Service, Lord Evans of Weardale KCB DL, former Director General of the Security

 

Service (MI5) and Senior Associate Fellow of RUSI who sat on the RUSI Independent Surveillance

 

Review

 

Alan Wardle, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, NSPCC, Mr Ray McClure, uncle of Fusilier Lee

 

Rigby, Mark Hughes, Head of Security, BT, Richard Berry, Assistant Chief Constable,

 

Gloucestershire Constabulary and National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) lead for

 

Communications Data, National Crime Agency, Chris Farrimond, Deputy Director, Intelligence

 

Collection, National Crime Agency, Simon Grunwell, Head of Specialist Delivery, HMRC Fraud

 

Investigation Service, Mark Astley, Head of Data and Intelligence Services, National Anti-Fraud


 
 

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Investigatory Powers Bill, continued

 
 

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Lord Judge, Chief Surveillance Commissioner, Mrs Clare Ringshaw-Dowle, Chief Surveillance

 

Inspector, Rt Hon Sir Stanley Burnton, Interception of Communications Commissioner, Joanna

 

Cavan, Head of the Interception of Communication Commissioner’s Office, Rt Hon Lord Reid of

 

Cardowan, former of Home Secretary and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Charles

 

Clarke, former Home Secretary

 

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 12 April at 9.25 am


 

 

Revised 24 March 2016