Police want mobile jail cells to deal with protesters – The Guardian

Posted August 1st, 2007 in detention, news, police by sally

“The police are pressing to be allowed to use mobile holding cells to deal with major protests at defence bases and to set up short-term jails to deal with football hooligans at sports grounds.”

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The Guardian, 1st August 2007

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MPs oppose terror detention plans – BBC News

Posted July 31st, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“There is not enough evidence to support extending the 28-day limit on holding terrorism suspects before charge, a committee of MPs and peers has said.”

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BBC News, 30th July 2007

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MPs oppose terror detention plans – BBC News

Posted July 30th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“A cross-party committee of MPs and peers has opposed government plans to detain terror suspects without charge beyond 28 days.”

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BBC News, 29th July 2007

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Brown sets out sweeping but risky terror and security reforms – The Guardian

Posted July 26th, 2007 in detention, immigration, news, terrorism by sally

“Gordon Brown moved yesterday to dominate the terror and security agenda, grabbing a Tory proposal for an integrated single border force and then challenging David Cameron to accept that the scale of the terrorist threat requires an extension of detention without charge to up to 56 days.”

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The Guardian, 26th July 2007

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Brown wants to double terror suspect detention, reports say – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Gordon Brown will today set out counter-terrorism proposals amid reports that they will include the option of doubling the current limit for holding terror suspects from 28 to 56 days.”

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The Guardian, 25th July 2007

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Smith defends new counter-terror package – The Guardian

Posted July 25th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“The home secretary, Jacqui Smith, yesterday presented the first detailed evidence to MPs for the case to go beyond the 28-day limit for holding terror suspects without charge.”

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The Guardian, 25th July 2007

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‘Time right’ to extend terror law – BBC News

Posted July 24th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Home Secretary Jacqui Smith says ‘the time is now right’ to reconsider extending detention without charge beyond the current 28 days limit.”

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BBC News, 24th July 2004

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‘Let judges decide how long to detain suspects’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 17th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Judges should be able to decide how long alleged terrorists can be detained without trial, a Government adviser said yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th July 2007

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Police want terror cases time limit to be scrapped – The Independent

Posted July 16th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Police chiefs have called for their right to hold terrorist suspects without charge for 28 days to be lengthened to ‘as long as it takes’.”

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The Independent, 16th July 2007

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Police defend longer terror limit – BBC News

Posted July 16th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Senior police officers say their calls to be allowed to hold terror suspects for longer without charge would not mean any kind of ‘internment’.”

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BBC News, 15th July 2007

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MPs renew 28-day pre-charge detention rule – Reuters

Posted July 11th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“MPs on Tuesday renewed a law allowing police to detain terrorism suspects for 28 days without charge as the government argued recent suspected plots demonstrated the need for the measure.”

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Reuters, 10th July 2007

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