Policy paper

Response to the report on the use of terrorism legislation after Westminster Bridge

The government response to the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation's report into the use of legislation following the Westminster Bridge attack.


Government response to the report on the use of terrorism legislation following the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack

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In March 2018 Max Hill QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, published his report into the Westminster Bridge terrorist attack.

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

  • transporting detainees
  • informing detainees of their rights at the earliest opportunity
  • religious questions during interviews
  • reconsideration of bail before charge
Published 13 September 2018