The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill 2017-19 (HC Bill 219) was published on Wednesday 6 June 2018. Consideration of Lords amendments by the House of Commons is scheduled for 22 January 2019Jump to full report >>
The Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill was published on 6 June 2018.
Library Briefing Paper 7613, Terrorism in Great Britain: the statistics provides relevant statistical information.
The Bill follows the Government’s reviews of its counter-terrorism strategy and of counter terrorism legislation. Part 1 of the Bill would bring in the legislative changes arising from those reviews. Amongst other changes, it would:
Most of the Bill extends and applies to the whole of the UK, but some clauses have more limited application. For example, the provisions on extended sentences in clause 8 apply only in England and Wales. Details of territorial extent are in clause 24 of the Bill and paragraphs 17-25 and Annex C of the Explanatory Notes.
Consideration of Lords amendments by the House of Commons is scheduled for 22 January 2019.
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Commons Briefing papers CBP-8332
Author: Joanna Dawson