Paul Beresford MP

Paul Beresford MP (Conservative) MP for Mole Valley.


Electronic Voting

Westminster Hall debates Postal Voting 16 September 2004

Responding to a question on why he thought electronic voting is hare-brained
I suppose that I had better explain. My slight concern about the issue comes from my eldest son, who works in New Zealand on computer systems and networks and on keeping hackers out. By the time he finished explaining things to me, I was pretty concerned.

RIP Act Part III

House of Commons debate Asked for part three of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 9 July 2007

The Home Secretary will know that paedophiles regularly download some appalling child abuse videos and films on to their computers. Increasingly, they are encrypting the material so that the police cannot get access to it. The police have been waiting about five years for the statutory instrument relating to encryption and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. When will they get it?