A bid to hold a major terrorism trial in complete secrecy must be debated in the Commons, an MP and campaigner on civil liberties has said.
Dominic Raab, a former Foreign Office lawyer, told MPs that even after today's Court of Appeal ruling to lift some of the restrictions, journalists would still be "hand-picked" to cover the trial.
"Given what is at stake in terms of principles of open justice and democracy, can we have a statement or debate in the near future?" he asked.
Commons leader Andrew Lansley replied, "The issues were considered, though it is not a matter for the Government to decide these things, they were decided by the court ... we can look to the courts to ensure the interests of justice will be maintained."
More top news
Speaking at a campaign event in Hartlepool, the UKIP leader denied once again that his party was racist
Nick Clegg has insisted on more education spending in any coalition deal. But has he learned his lesson since the tuition fees fiasco?
Burnley have banned 21 people for life following violent scenes after a Championship match last season.