Document Library - APPG Letters
The APPG wrote to Secretary of State for Defence Des Browne to ask him what procedures the MOD had in place to protect people captured by UK forces in Iraq or Afghanistan but subsequently transferred to US, Iraqi or Afghan custody, from being rendered to Guantanamo Bay.
Andrew Tyrie appeals against the Ministry of Defence (MOD) decision not to release extraordinary rendition information, following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by Andrew Tyrie on 6 February 2008, and the MOD's subsequent refusal on 19 March 2008.
Andrew Tyrie makes a request for the contents of the MOD review of detention practices in Iraq and Afghanistan, referred to by Des Browne MP in his letter of 19 March 2008 (available on this website), under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
On 6 February 2008 the APPG wrote to Des Browne MP, Secretary of State for Defence, making a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information about the 'understandings' in place between the MOD and US, Iraqi and Afghan forces. It received a reply on 19 March 2008, setting out the Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Afghanistan for the transfer of detainees between the two countries.
The APPG wrote to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Department for Transport (DfT) asking what measures they had put in place to ensure the Intelligence and Security Committee's (ISC) recommendations on record keeping were properly implemented. It received two replies.