May launches Qatada appeal

The Home Secretary has launched a legal challenge against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK.

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Theresa May launches Qatada legal challenge

The Home Secretary has launched a legal challenge against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK.

Abu Qatada leaving the Special Appeals Court in April Credit: Reuters

Theresa May has now submitted grounds for appeal to the Court of Appeal in a bid to overturn SIAC's decision.

The only way the ruling can be challenged is if it is found that there were legal problems with the commission's ruling.

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