Statement on Police Detention

01 July 2011

Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, Nick Herbert, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 30 June on Police Detention.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

Further information

For further information on some of the current parliamentary material available on the Police, including select committee reports and briefing papers on current legislation, please follow the link below. 

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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