Rendition and Torture: Inquiries

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 11th April 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Mitchell Andrew Mitchell Conservative, Sutton Coldfield

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 21 November 2018 to Question 191312 on Rendition and Torture: Inquiries, when he plans to announce whether to launch an independent judge-led inquiry into UK involvement in torture and rendition.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

Further to the Prime Minister’s Written Statement of 22 November 2018 (HCWS1100), the Government continues to give serious consideration to the examination of detainee issues and whether any more lessons can be learned and, if so, how. This includes the question of whether or not there should be a further judge-led inquiry.

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