HC Deb 13 May 2003 vol 405 c220W
Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his Answer of 28 April, ref 108954, on RAF Fairford, on what basis the Terrorism Act 2000 was used to body search demonstrators at RAF Fairford. [111793]

Mr. Blunkett

We do not comment on operational counter-terrorist measures, but the Chief Constable, Gloucestershire Constabulary, has informed me that powers of stop and search under the Terrorism Act were used, for the purpose of searching for articles of a kind that could be used in connection with terrorism.

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