Written statement to Parliament

Annual report into the operation of the Terrorism Acts in 2012

This speech was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation's third report on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006.

This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons by Theresa May and in the House of Lords by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May): Mr David Anderson QC has completed his third annual report as the statutory Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 in 2012. This report will be laid before the House today and copies will be available in the Vote Office.

I am grateful to David Anderson for his thorough report and will, following consultation with other relevant departments and agencies, publish the government’s response as a command paper in due course. At that time the response will also be made available in the Vote Office.