In a follow up report published by Centre for Policy Studies, Anthony Peto QC and Andrew Tyrie MP set out a number of amendments needed to implement the safeguards originally voted in by the Lords and greatly improve the legislation. The report can be read here.
The Lords will consider the Commons amendments on 26 March 2013. More can be read here.
Scotland Yard faces legal action for its failure to investigate allegations of British complicity in rendition of detaineesTuesday, 19 March 2013 00:00
Leigh Day, the law firm representing the detainees, is seeking a judicial review to challenge the Metropolitan Police's decision not to investigate complaints brought against British officials for their alleged involvement in the rendition and torture of the two men. Read more here.
Supreme Court judge Lord Neuberger told BCC Radio Four that "Anybody interested in justice and democracy will be very troubled by any legislation which involves having hearings which are closed...and possibly even more concerned about cases where one party cannot see the evidence which the other party is showing to the judge." More can be read here. Lord Neuberger can be heard here.