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42-Day Detention For Terrorist Suspects

EDM number 1777 in 2007-08, proposed by Lembit Opik on 11/06/2008.
Categorised under the topics of Administration of justice, Terrorism and Criminal law.

That this House regrets the extension of detention without charge to a maximum of 42 days; notes that similar measures were used in Northern Ireland during the Troubles; recalls that this power was at that time referred to as internment; believes such measures led to an increase in recruiting activity by the IRA; and observes that the current Government has learned nothing about conflict resolution from the lessons of the Troubles.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

Lembit 11/06/2008MontgomeryshireLiberal DemocratProposed
Adrian Sanders12/06/2008TorbayLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley12/06/2008Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Paul Holmes12/06/2008ChesterfieldLiberal DemocratSeconded
Paul Rowen16/06/2008RochdaleLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mark Hunter17/06/2008CheadleLiberal DemocratSeconded
John Leech18/06/2008Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Nick Harvey19/06/2008North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Alasdair McDonnell19/06/2008Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Vincent Cable19/06/2008TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew Stunell23/06/2008Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Lorely Burt01/07/2008SolihullLiberal DemocratSigned
Greg Mulholland03/07/2008Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSigned
John Hemming08/07/2008Birmingham, YardleyLiberal DemocratSigned
Jo Swinson15/07/2008East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned

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