Policy paper

Government response to the annual report on the operation of the terrorism acts in 2015

The government response to the annual report on the operation of the terrorism acts in 2015 by the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation.

Documents

Response to the annual report on the operation of the terrorism acts in 2015 (web)

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Response to the annual report on the operation of the terrorism acts in 2015 (print)

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Details

In December 2016, David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, published his annual report on the operation of the terrorism acts in 2015.

This government response addresses the following topics that were covered in the report:

  • the threat picture
  • the government, law enforcement, and security and intelligence
  • statistics
  • ambit of independent review
  • definition of terrorism
  • proscribed organisations
  • port and border controls
  • arrest and detention
  • criminal proceedings
  • foreign terrorist fighters
Published 20 July 2017