Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:38 am on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of Caroline Flint Caroline Flint Labour, Don Valley 11:38 am, 18th July 2019

The Government accepted all the major recommendations of the ISC and that will lead to real change, but there is one that they have not accepted, which is on emergency authorisations. The Committee recommended these should not be used where there is a serious risk of torture, and if they were, that they should be escalated to the appropriate level of authorisation. Why has that not been taken on board?