Document Library - APPG Letters
Andrew Tyrie writes to the Prime Minister about the Detainee Inquiry and the need for it to examine detainee transfers in theatre.
Sir Peter Ricketts' response to the Group's letter of 10 March 2011 about the government's consolidated guidance to intelligence officers.
Andrew Tyrie writes to the Prime Minister about the guidance for intelligence officers and the Intelligence and Security Committee's report on the guidance, following Sir Peter Ricketts' letter to Andrew Tyrie of 25 November 2010.
Andrew Tyrie writes to Dick Marty MEP, further to the Council of Europe's report on state secrey as an obstacle to judicial or parliamentary accountability.
The National Security Adviser replies to Andrew Tyrie's letter to the Prime Minister of 6th October 2010. In it, he responds to the APPG's suggestions for improving the consolidated guidance for intelligence officers, published last year.
Andrew Tyrie writes to the Prime Minister about the Consolidated Guidance for Intelligence Officials, published in July, with suggestions for how it could be improved to better address rendition and unlawful detention.
The chairman of the APPG Andrew Tyrie MP writes to Prime Minister David Cameron to ask when the new Government intends to publish guidelines for the intelligence services on the treatment and interviewing of detainees overseas.
In a letter dated 31 March 2010, Secretary of State for Justice Jack Straw reponded to the APPG's legislative proposals on extraordinary rendition. In it, he rejects the proposals for reforming the law and repeats his refusal to ask the US Government about circuit rendition flights.
The chairman of the APPG Andrew Tyrie MP writes to the head of the inquiry into allegations of British involvement in torture and rendition, Sir Peter Gibson, setting out the APPG's proposals for the remit and powers of the inquiry.
On 16 March 2010 Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the APPG, made a submission to the Iraq Inquiry on extraordinary rendition from Iraq. He asked them to consider the official and unofficial policies in place on the transfer of detainees, and to investigate the case of two detainees captured by British forces and handed to US forces who were later rendered to Afghanistan.