Emergency Motion 6: Schedule 7 of Terrorism Act 2000
40 conference reps
Conference affirms its strong support for effective counter-terrorism powers and its appreciation of the crucial work of the police, border force and intelligence services in responding to terrorist threats and protecting the public.
However, conference firmly believes:
1) that these powers must be framed and applied in strict compliance with the principles of necessity and proportionality, with appropriate respect for civil liberties and the rule of law and subject to robust parliamentary as well as legal accountability, so as to ensure continued public confidence;