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New independent reviewer of counter-terrorism legislation

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The government’s new independent reviewer of counter-terrorism legislation takes up his post today.

David Anderson QC was appointed by the Home Secretary to review the operation of the UK’s counter-terror legislation and to write annual reports to be placed before Parliament.

David Anderson is a specialist in EU, public and human rights law and has been a professor of law for more than ten years. He is also visiting professor of law at King’s College, London. He takes over the role from Lord Carlile of Berriew QC.

Further information on the work of the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism legislation can be found at www.independent.gov.uk/terrorismlegislationreviewer

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