Bill Index - Civil Contingencies Bill 2003/04
Description of Bill's progress with links to associated documents.
Guardian Unlimited Politics - Special Reports: Q&A: The Civil Contingencies Bill
Questions and answers about the government's proposed new measures for authorities to deal with terrorist attacks and other civil emergencies.
New Alliance - Blair's 'Enabling Act'
Euro-sceptic group explains their concerns with the Civil Contingencies Bill, believing it allows the Government and Ministers to exercise almost absolute powers on the slimmest excuses.
Statewatch - The Civil Contingencies Bill: Britain's "Patriot Act"
Summarises the Bill and concerns about certain points. Includes links to documentation.
Warmwell.com - Civil Contingencies Bill
Presents concerns about the proposed emergency powers with background material, columns and news articles.
Global Alternative - Britain Prepares Its Own Version of US Patriot Act
Richard Tyler explains his belief that the Bill is a legal veneer for the Labour government to defend its own existence during an “emergency”, granting ministers draconian powers to remove fundamental civil liberties. (January 23, 2004)
BBC News Politics - Q&A: Civil Contingencies Bill
Guide to the new powers the government wants to take in the event of a major terror attack or other emergency. With video and related links. (January 07, 2004)
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