Home Office: 'Pleased' Qatada has been refused bail

The Home Office's Director of Communications has tweeted his reaction to the news that Abu Qatada has been refused bail to appeal against his deportation:


Home Office: Qatada is a dangerous man and we are pleased the court agreed with us that he should remain behind bars before he is deported.


We intend to remove Qatada as quickly as possible. The assurances we have secured from the Jordanian Government will allow us to do that.


Abu Qatada denied bail

The terror suspect Abu Qatada has been denied bail by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission while he contests deportation to Jordan to face trial.