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Terrorist response units facing setbacks

Terrorist response units for the fire and rescue services are facing budget and timing setbacks, according to a report published today by the National Audit Office (NAO). The fire and rescue services’ £330 million programme was introduced to help provide immediate response to terrorist threats and other large incidents. The programme involves the purchase of… Read more »

Lords take on 42-days
Govt drops 42-days

The government had dropped plans to extend pre-charge detention in terrorist cases to 42 days. The decision follows a drubbing for the proposals in the Lords, with the bill being defeated by 309 votes to 118. But home secretary Jacqui Smith said the 42-day plans would be written into a one-page piece of legislation, kept… Read more »