May signs Jordan Qatada treaty

The Home Secretary Theresa May has said she had signed "fair trial guarantees" with Jordan that she believes will reassure British courts that torture evidence would not be used against Abu Qatada, allowing his deportation from the UK.

View all 37 updates ›

Abu Qatada appeal likely to refer back to SIAC

Robin Tam QC, left for the Home Office and Abu Qatada's lawyer, Edward Fitzgerald QC on the right, seen before the Appeal Court Judges. Credit: ITV News/ Priscilla Coleman

It sounds like even if the court finds for the government on Abu Qatada, they won't order him to be deported, only likely to suggest Siac looks at it again.

More on this story