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Home Secretary Ignores Commons Revolt Over Anti-Terrorism Bill

27 November 2001

Mark Littlewood, Campaigns Director of Liberty:

"MPs from across the political spectrum have raised serious concerns about the Anti-Terrorism Bill - both its alarmingly wide-ranging and misguided content and the stifling of democratic debate on some measures which have nothing to do with tackling terrorism.

David Blunkett has chosen to ignore all these concerns or dismiss them as "nonsense". They plainly aren't - they are extemely serious, a point we are confident the House of Lords will make very clearly".
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