The reports of independent reviewers from Lord Shackleton (1978) to John Rowe Q.C. (2001), together with Government responses, can be found on this external site.  The reports are in UK copyright libraries but most of them became available on the internet only in 2014, thanks to Mitch Hanley and a grant from Harvard University.

Lord Carlile published six reports into the operation of the control order system provided for by the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005.¬† They informed the annual parliamentary¬†renewal debates that were required under that Act.¬† The PTA 2005 was repealed and replaced by the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011, which is also subject to annual review. Read more…