Comment is Free: No one wants this terror bill – The Guardian

Posted October 13th, 2008 in detention, special report, terrorism by sally

“Today sees the return to the House of Lords of the contentious issue of extending to 42 days the time someone can be held by the police without being charged. I would have wanted to take part in the debate, though unavoidably I will be absent overseas. My view is that this pernicious provision should be removed from this bill now.”

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The Guardian, 13th October 2008