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Tonight's vote will be 'very,very close'
Liberty: Full weight of govt machine against us

Tonight’s vote over 42-day detention is going to be “very, very close” with the full pressure of the government machine being brought to bear, civil liberties campaigners are saying. Speaking to politics.co.uk at a protest outside parliament yesterday, Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said: “It’s going to be very, very tight. “We’re still hopeful, but… Read more »

Liberty will protest outside parliament this afternoon
Human rights groups in last-ditch fight against 42-days

Human rights groups are launching a final attempt to stop the expansion of pre-trial detention to 42 days. The plans go to a Commons vote tomorrow after weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting and political bribes by Labour whips. Debate began today with the more minor aspects of the bill. Downing Street still appears nervous about… Read more »