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12.12.2012

StopWatch submission to the Home Office Review of Schedule 7

StopWatch recently submitted a response to the Home Office review of schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act (2000).

Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act (2000) is the power which covers stops, searches and detentions at ports and airports. It is the widest ranging police power in operation although it is also the least regulated. StopWatch submitted a response to the Home Office review of this power.

You can download and read our submission in full here.

Several other organisations also respond to the review; we will post links to their submissions as and when we are notified. These include the following:

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Choice without information is dangerous

Kam Gill discusses the need for greater availability of data on policing in the lead up to the Police and Crime Commissioners elections in November.

24.05.2012
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StopWatch and the Open Society Justice Initiative submission to the UN Human Rights Council

StopWatch and the Open Society Justice Initiative recently submitted a contribution to the United Nations Human Rights Council review of the United Kingdom.

07.06.2012

StopWatch launched by Rev Jesse Jackson

StopWatch was launched Monday 18 October, 2010 at King's College London where key speaker Reverend Jesse Jackson called for an end to "racial profiling" on both sides of the Atlantic.

18.10.2010

Liberty responds to proposed PACE guidance amendment

Liberty has warned the government against draft police guidance that would allow race to be a basis for stop and search without suspicion under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.

02.11.2010

StopWatch responds to the PACE code of practice

​StopWatch submitted a response to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) Code of Practice A.

03.11.2010

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