§ Mr. Dismore
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer of 19December 2002, Official Report, column 987W, on examining officers' powers, when he will respond to Lord Carlile of Berriew QC on the issue raised in his report on the operation in 2001 of the Terrorism Act 2000; when he will report his response to the House; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Blunkett
[holding answer 21 January 2003]: I will be giving my full consideration to all of these proposals, including examining officers' powers, and I will be responding to Lord Carlile on the issues raised imminently. I will, of course, report my response to the House.