Chairman of the APPG questions Prime Minister on secret courts at Prime Minister's Questions

Andrew Tyrie MP follows up on his cross-examination of the Prime Minister before the Liaison Committee on the Justice and Security Bill.  The question can be read here.

Chairman of the APPG questions Prime Minister on the Justice and Security Bill

The evidence session can be viewed here.  His comments to the press can be read here and here.

Day 2 of Report Stage of the Justice and Security Bill

The House of Lords voted on several amendments to the Bill during Day 2 of Report Stage.  The House agreed to amendments 33, 35 and 36, which would enable claimants, as well as the Government, to apply for Closed Material Proceedings (CMP) in civil cases involving matters of national security and give the judge discretion to decide when to order a CMP.  The debate can be read here.

Day 1 of Report Stage of the Justice and Security Bill

The House of Lords debates Clauses 1 to 3 of the Justice and Security Bill during Day 1 of Report stage.  The debate can be read here.

EU Parliament report on role of EU countries

The European Parliament publishes a report calling for independent investigations into the role of EU countries in rendition and secret detention.  The report of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs can be read here.

JCHR Publishes Legislative Scrutiny of the Justice and Security Bill

The report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights can be read here.

First Tier Tribunal issues the final version of its judgment

The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) issues the final version of its judgment concerning the APG's appeal against the FCO's refusal to release documents under FOIA. The judgment can be found here.

(FCO) releases part or all of four documents

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) releases part or all of four documents following the judgment of the First Tier Tribunal. These can be found here.