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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-06more like thismore than 2019-06-06
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Home Office more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Investigatory Powers Commissioner: Public Appointments more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions he had with the Scottish Government before the appointment of the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner in 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
star this property uin 260679 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The appointment of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner is subject to a statutory process set out in section 227 of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. The Prime Minister must appoint a person who holds or has held high judicial office, and the candidate must be recommended jointly by the Lord Chancellor, (b) the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, (c) the Lord President of the Court of Session, and (d) the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland.</p><p>Section 227(5) of the Act provides that the Prime Minster must consult with Scottish Ministers before making the appointment. In 2017, the Prime Minister wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Justice within the Scottish Government about the proposed appointment of the first Commissioner.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Wyre and Preston North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Ben Wallace more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 260680 remove filter
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less than 2019-06-10T12:28:37.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T12:28:37.033Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Wallace more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this