Written statement to Parliament

Government response to the report on the operation in 2012 of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

Written ministerial statement laid in the House of Commons on 16 May 2013 by Theresa May and the House of Lords by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.

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

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP

Government response to the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation’s report on the operation in 2012 of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May): In accordance with section 20(2), 20(3), 20(4) and 20(5) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (David Anderson QC) prepared a report on the operation of the Act in 2012, which I laid before the House on 14 March 2013.

I am grateful to David Anderson QC for his report, the first on the operation of the TPIM Act 2011. Following consultation within my department and with other relevant agencies, I am today laying before the House my response to the Independent Reviewer’s report.

Copies of the Government response will be available in the Vote Office and through the GOV.UK website.

Published 16 May 2013