Bob Ainsworth nominated to Chair Joint Committee on Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill

Bob Ainsworth has today been nominated to Chair the Joint Committee on the Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill.

The Joint Committee, under Bob’s Chairmanship, will conduct pre-legislative scrutiny into the draft Bill and the policies it seeks to implement. 

The Joint Committee comprises six Members of Parliament and six peers.  It will take written and oral evidence and will report to both Houses of Parliament.

Bob said:

“We will be considering very important matters that will have a significant bearing on the balance between national security and the protection of civil liberties.

“I take these responsibilities very seriously indeed”.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Coventry News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s