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House of Commons

 
 

Wednesday 12 February 2020

 

Committee of the whole House

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: NC1 to NC2

 

Terrorist Offenders


 

(Restriction of Early Release) Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments tabled to date and includes any

 

withdrawn amendments at the end. The amendments have been arranged in the

 

order in which they relate to the Bill.

 


 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

NC1

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of prison deradicalisation programme

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State must appoint a person to review the operation of the

 

provisions of the prison deradicalisation programme.

 

(2)    

The person appointed under subsection (1) may enter any prison premises in

 

order to scrutinise the operation of the prison deradicalisation programme.

 

(3)    

The person appointed under subsection (1) must make a report to the Secretary of

 

State on the operation of the provisions of the prison deradicalisation programme

 

before the end of the period of 6 months after the date on which this Act is passed.

 

(4)    

The person appointed must make further reports at intervals of not more than

 

three months to the Secretary of State on the operation of the provisions of the

 

prison deradicalisation programme.

 

(5)    

The person appointed under subsection (1) may include in any review or report

 

under this section consideration of the adequacy of resources made available to

 

the prison deradicalisation programme, including resources made available for

 

the supervision of probation and rehabilitation work.


 
 

Committee of the whole House: 12 February 2020            

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Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Bill, continued

 
 

(6)    

On receiving a report under this section, the Secretary of State must make

 

arrangements to lay a copy of it before each House of Parliament as soon as the

 

Secretary of State is satisfied that doing so will not prejudice any criminal

 

proceedings.

 

(7)    

The Secretary of State may, out of money provided by Parliament, pay a person

 

appointed under subsection (1), such expenses and allowances as the Secretary of

 

State determines.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the appointment of an independent reviewer of the prison

 

deradicalisation programme.

 


 

Nick Thomas-Symonds

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Valerie Vaz

 

Mr Nicholas Brown

 

NC2

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Review of the sentencing and supervision regime surrounding terrorist

 

prisoners

 

(1)    

The person appointed under section 36(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006 (“the

 

independent reviewer”) must conduct a review of the sentencing and supervision

 

regime surrounding terrorist prisoners (see section 247A of the Criminal Justice

 

Act 2003).

 

(2)    

The independent reviewer must in particular consider the current sentencing

 

guidelines and may recommend changes to the law to protect the public from the

 

early release of terrorist prisoners.

 

(3)    

The independent reviewer must send to the Secretary of State a report on the

 

outcome of the review under this section as soon as reasonably practicable after

 

the review is completed.

 

(4)    

On receiving a report under subsection (3), the Secretary of State must make

 

arrangements to lay a copy of it before each House of Parliament.

 

(5)    

The expenses and allowances that may be paid under section 36(6) of the

 

Terrorism Act 2006 include expenses and allowances in respect of functions

 

under this section.”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This new clause would require the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation to conduct an

 

independent review of the sentencing and supervision regime surrounding prisoners who have

 

been convicted of terrorist offences.

 


 

 

Revised 11 February 2020