MPs press for new inquiry into UK role in rendition and torture

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Foreign Office minister says government will give decision on judicial inquiry within 60 days

The UK government will give “careful consideration” to calls for a renewed judge-led inquiry into the country’s involvement in human rights abuses after 9/11, the Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan told MPs on Monday.

He made the pledge after two reports published by parliament’s intelligence and security committee (ISC) laid bare the extent of British involvement in rendition and the torture of detainees.

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