|Home Affairs - Fourth Report
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 20 June 2006.
Terms of Reference
Existing provisions for pre-charge detention
Detention without charge under the general
Detention without charge under anti-terrorist
Changes in the Terrorism Act 2006
Origins and presentation of the police and
Access to sub judice or intelligence
Public confidence and community relations
3 The terrorist threat
Has the nature of the threat changed?
Consequences for police work
Specific features of modern terrorism
Aspects of the investigation
The process of detention and interviewing
Disruption and prevention
Alternatives to longer detention
Bringing lesser charges to hold terrorism
suspects in custody while the investigation continues
Giving the power to continue questioning
suspects after charge
Threshold Test for prosecutors
Tagging and control orders
4 Judicial oversight and detention periods
Are 14 days sufficient?
Are 28 days sufficient?
Are 90 days necessary?
Changes to the detention period
5 Future legislation
Conclusions and recommendations
Appendix: Police briefing note
List of witnesses
List of written evidence
Reports from the Home Affairs Committee since
ORAL AND WRITTEN EVIDENCE - HC910-II
Oral Evidence - 7 February 2006
Oral Evidence - 14 February 2006
Oral Evidence - 28 February 2006
Oral Evidence - 21 March 2006