Peers vote on amendments to secret court legislation

The Government has so far been defeated three times in the House of Lords this evening - and may well be defeated on several more votes.

Peers are voting on amendments to the controversial secret court legislation. The Justice and Security Bill allows more cases to be held in secret without claimants being able to hear the evidence against them.

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Govt secret courts defeat

The government has suffered a series of defeats in the House of Lords on its secret courts legislation.