The chair of the APPG on Extraordinary Rendition, Ken Clarke MP, has asked the Government for an update on its review of the Consolidated Guidance on Detainees.

The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has elected Dominic Grieve MP as its chair, and said that it intends to publish its report on detainee mistreatment and rendition in 2018.

A former chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee, Malcolm Rifkind, condemned the failure to appoint new members to the oversight body as a “disgrace”.

The former chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has asked the Government to reconstitute the oversight body as soon as possible following the general election.

A High Court judge has ruled that closed procedures can be used in the case of two rendition victims who are suing the UK Government.

The Guardian reports on allegations that there has been a “high-level cover-up of a blunder” in the case of two men rendered to Afghanistan and held for a decade without trial.

Andrew Tyrie MP has dismissed the idea that former detainees received compensation to prevent the disclosure of sensitive material – used to justify “secret hearings” – as a red herring.

Abdel Hakim Belhaj, who is suing the British Government for its alleged role in rendering him and his wife to Gaddafi’s prisons, has reiterated that he would drop the case in exchange for an apology.