Government announces it is considering new judge-led inquiry

In response to an urgent question by APPG Chair Ken Clarke today, the Government has announced that it 'will give careful consideration to calls for judge-led inquiry and update the House within 60 days.'

Ken Clarke asked why the Intelligence and Security Committee was stopped from completing the report, and what reputable reasons the Governent had for not now holding an Inquiry.  The calls were backed by MPs from all parties. Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry said, 'we urgently need, and the country is owed, a full judicial inquiry'.

Read full coverage of the debate in Hansard here.

Read coverage in The Times and the Guardian.