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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he is taking to counter activity from hostile states in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
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Julian Knight more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
star this property answer text <p>We are living in a period where the UK and our international partners face sustained hostile activity from certain states, and the Government takes this threat to the country very seriously.</p><p><br>The Home Office has taken a number of steps to counter hostile state activity. For example, the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act, which gained Royal Assent on 12 February 2019, provides a new power to stop, question, search and detain an individual at a port or border area to determine whether they are, or have been, involved in hostile state activity.</p><p><br>In addition, the Home Office is currently leading a review of existing Coun-ter-Hostile State Activity legislation in the UK, to establish whether further legislation is required to strengthen our response to all forms of hostile state activity.</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
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less than 2019-04-05T12:49:12.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-05T12:49:12.327Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this