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Intelligence Services: Detainees

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 113214, tabled on 15 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress the Government has made on considering how to revise the Consolidated Guidance to Intelligence Officers and Service Personnel on the Detention and Interviewing of Detainees Overseas, and on the Passing and Receipt of Intelligence Relating to Detainees.

Answered on

20 November 2017

The Prime Minister made a Written Ministerial Statement on 15 September 2016 informing Parliament that the Government would consider what changes could be made to the Consolidated Guidance to address points made by Sir Mark Waller, the then Intelligence Services Commissioner. This work has been taken forward and the Government will seek the views of the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament on it in the context of their wider Detainee Inquiry.

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