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Licensing Bill

January 7, 2003

Question written on 07/01/2003

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she made of the compatibility of the objectives of the Licensing Bill with Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, with particular reference to the prevention of n

Answered by Kim Howells

On the face of the Licensing Bill, my right hon. and noble Friend the Minister for the Arts stated under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act that in her view the provisions of the Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.