Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee announce programme

17 June 2011

The Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee will hear oral evidence on Tuesday 21 June.

The Committee will then consider the Bill every Tuesday and Thursday from that point concluding on Tuesday 5 July.

The meetings are open to the public.

The second reading of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Bill took place on Tuesday 7 June.

Programme and witnesses

Tuesday 21 June 10.30am and 4.00pm in the Boothroyd, Portcullis House

at 10.30am
Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO); and Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

at 11.30am
Lord Howard of Lympne QC; and Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, Former Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

at 4.00pm
Lord Macdonald of River Glaven QC, Former Independent Reviewer of the review of counter-terrorism and security powers; Angus McCullough QC and Judith Farbey QC (Special Advocates)

at 4.45pm
Liberty; JUSTICE; and Helen Bamber Foundation

Line by line scrutiny of the Bill, all in Committee Room 12, Palace of Westminster:

Thursday 23 June 9.00am and 1.00pm
Tuesday 28 June 10.30am and 4.00pm
Thursday 30 June 9.00am and 1.00pm
Tuesday 5 July 10.30am and 4.00pm

The Committee must complete consideration of the Bill no later than 7.00pm on Tuesday 5 July.

These sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms.

It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Timings and room numbers are subject to change.

Further information

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