– Former Liberal Democrat leader and Scottish QC Sir Menzies Campbell
This brings to a satisfactory end a controversial series of events which began with the terrible and tragic loss of life over Lockerbie.
The decision to release Mr Megrahi was ill-judged and undermined confidence in the Scottish legal system. Answers to many of the outstanding questions have died with Mr Megrahi.
The funeral of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi has taken place at Tripoli's main cemetery. He died yesterday after a long battle with cancer.