asked Her Majesty's Government:
In connection with the recent acquittal of six defendants at the court martial arising from the death in Basra in 2003 of Mr Baha Mousa and related matters, whether they will publish in full the observations of Mr Justice McKinnon.
Copies of the Judge Advocate's summing up in this case have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses. On
The trial includes the sentencing stage. Corporal Payne, who has pleaded guilty to an offence of inhuman treatment of persons, is scheduled to be sentenced by the Court Martial Board on