On election day hundreds of people were left queuing outside polling stations across England. The Electoral Commission has today published a report following an investigation into the problems and the way they were handled.
Today the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) ruled that two men allegedly involved in a terror plot could not be deported to Pakistan. Mr. Justice Mitting said that they could not be returned as Pakistan had ‘a long…history of disappearances, illegal detention and of the torture and ill-treatment of those detained’.
Liberty today welcomed the Lib-Con coalition’s proposals on civil liberties but urged the new Government to defend the Human Rights Act and remember both parties’ opposition to the control orders regime.