The Times covers the Government's response to APPG Chair Ken Clarke's urgent question on whether, following the Intelligence & Security Committee Reports, a judge-led inquiry would now be announced. The Government committed to give the matter "careful consideration".
The Guardian covers Ken Clarke's urgent question on a judge-led inquiry, following the Intelligence & Security Committee's Reports.
The FT responds to the Intelligence & Security Committee Reports on UK involvement in detainee mistreatment and rendition and says, "Calls from MPs including former home secretary Kenneth Clarke for a judge-led inquiry should also be considered."
APPG Chair Ken Clarke writes in the FT explaining why he is calling for a judge-led inquiry into UK involvement in rendition and torture.
The Telegraph writes, “[Ken Clarke's] remarks add weight to calls for the Prime Minister to launch a new review…”
The FT reports APPG Chair Ken Clarke's calls for a judge-led inquiry into UK involvement in rendition and torture.
Commenting in the Independent, APPG Chair Ken Clarke says, "we mustn’t allow fear to cause us to abandon standards of freedom, liberty and human rights on which this country stands". Mr Clarke said that values had wavered since the 9/11 attacks and rise of jihadi threats, when the UK allowed a “serious lapse in our normal standards” with involvement in extraordinary rendition to Libya and other countries where people faced torture.
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