The UK did request that parts of the Senate report into the CIA be redacted. Elements which referred to British intelligence agencies were deleted, Downing Street has confirmed the Guardian reports.
Number 10 had previously said that they only deleted items were due to national security concerns.
The U-turn will fuel speculation over how much the part US allies played in some aspects has been sanitised.
A former US Vice President has condemned a shocking report into interrogation techniques used by the CIA, slamming it as "full of crap".
While it seems beyond the realms of possibility now, things can change, what is unlikely now is conceivable in 30 years time.
Shocking details about the CIA's "brutal" interrogation techniques have been laid bare. (Note: graphic descriptions may cause upset)