MPs examine counter-terrorism measures at British airports

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26 January 2010

The Home Affairs Committee holds a one-off evidence session in which it examines the various new counter-terrorism measures to be adopted at British airports, including full body scanners, passenger profiling and ‘no fly’ lists. Watch live from 10.30am.

Video and Audio: Counter-Terrorism Measures evidence session

http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=5710

Home Affairs Committee

http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/home_affairs_committee.cfm

The session follows the announcement by the Home Secretary on 5 January that full body scanners would be deployed at British airports as part of an “immediate step to tighten aviation security“, and a further announcement by the Prime Minister on 20 January on measures to “strengthen the proection of our borders, maximse aviation security, and ehance intelligence coordination at home and abroad”.

Read more:

http://news.parliament.uk/2010/01/mps-examine-counter-terrorism-measures-at-british-airports/?

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