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House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 22nd April 2008

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Counter-Terrorism Bill


 

[First and Second Sittings]


 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

Agreed to

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

22nd April) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd April;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th April;

 

(c)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 29th April;

 

(d)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 6th May;

 

(e)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 8th May;

 

(f)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 13th May;

 

(g)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th May;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table:

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 22nd April

Until no later than 12.00 noon

Association of Chief Police

 
   

Officers; Sir Ian Blair,

 
   

Commissioner of Police of the

 
   

Metropolis

 
  

Until no later than 1.00 p.m.

JUSTICE

 
 

Tuesday 22nd April

Until no later than 4.50 p.m.

The Director of Public

 
   

Prosecutions; Crown Prosecution

 
   

Service

 
  

Until no later than 5.40 p.m.

The Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith QC

 
  

Until no later than 6.30 p.m.

Lord Dear

 
  

Until no later than 7.00 p.m.

The Rt Hon Elish Angiolini QC

 
   

WS, Lord Advocate Scotland

 
 

Thursday 24th April

Until no later than 10.25 a.m.

Liberty

 
 

Thursday 24th April

Until no later than 1.45 p.m.

Lord Carlile of Berriew QC

 
  

Until no later than 2.30 p.m.

Coroners’ Society of England and

 
   

Wales

 
  

Until no later than 4.30 p.m.

Home Office

 

 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22nd April 2008        

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

(3)  

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

 

following order: Clauses 1 to 22; Schedule 1; Clauses 23 to 31; Schedule 2;

 

Clauses 32 to 37; Schedule 3; Clauses 38 and 39; Clause 45; Clauses 40 to

 

44; Clauses 46 to 55; Schedules 4 and 5; Clauses 56 to 89; Schedule 6;

 

Clauses 90 to 92; 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 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 15th May.

 

As an Amendment to Mr Tony McNulty’s proposed Motion:—

 

Mr Dominic Grieve

 

Mr Crispin Blunt

 

Mr Ben Wallace

 

Mr Adam Holloway

 

Negatived on division  (a)

 

In the Table, column 3, after ‘Lord Carlile of Berriew QC’, insert ‘; Dame Stella

 

Rimington’.

 


 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

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

 

Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Mr Tony McNulty

 

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

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 22nd April 2008        

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Counter-Terrorism Bill, continued

 
 

The following witnesses gave oral evidence:

 

Association of Chief Police Officers; Sir Ian Blair, Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

 

JUSTICE

 

Sir Ken McDonald, The Director of Public Prosecutions and Sue Hemming, Crown Prosecution

 

Service

 

The Rt Hon Lord Goldsmith QC

 

Lord Dear

 

The Rt Hon Elish Angiolini QC WS, Lord Advocate Scotland

 

 

[Adjourned till Thursday at 9.00 a.m.


 
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