MPs to vote on terror bill after May polls – The Guardian

Posted March 20th, 2008 in detention, news, sentencing by sally

“Legislation raising the time limit for which terror suspects may be detained without charge from 28 days to 42 is to get its delayed Commons second reading on April 1, the leader of the house, Harriet Harman, is expected to announce today. The new timetable for the government’s counter-terrorism bill is likely to mean that key votes on the time limit – when ministers will face a backbench rebellion at report stage – will take place after the May local elections.”

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The Guardian, 20th March 2008