This written ministerial statement was laid in the House of Commons on 14 March 2013 by Theresa May.
The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May): Section 19(1) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (the Act) requires the Secretary of State to report to Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of every relevant three-month period on the exercise of her TPIM powers under the Act during that period.
The level of information provided will always be subject to slight variations based on operational advice.
TPIM notices in force (as of 28 February 2013): 8
TPIM notices in respect of British citizens (as of 28 February 2013): 7
TPIM notices extended: 6
TPIM notice revoked: 1
TPIM notices expired: 2
TPIM notice revived: 1 This written ministerial statement was also laid in the House of Lords by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.
Variations made to measures specified in TPIM notices: 21
Applications to vary measures specified in TPIM notices refused: 12
During the reporting period: one TPIM notice was revoked as the subject was remanded in custody; one TPIM notice expired as the subject was remanded in custody and was later revived upon his release. As Parliament is aware, one individual subject to a TPIM notice (Ibrahim Magag) absconded on 26 December 2012; the TPIM notice against him subsequently expired during the reporting period.
A TPIM Review Group (TRG) keeps every TPIM notice under regular and formal review. The TPIM Review Group met four times during this reporting period.
Two individuals were charged in relation to an offence under section 23 of the Act (contravening a measure specified in a TPIM notice without reasonable excuse) during the period.
Section 16 of the 2011 Act provides rights of appeal in relation to decisions taken by the Secretary of State under the Act. Two appeals were lodged under section 16 during the reporting period.