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Theresa May faces questions 'over CIA terror report'

Theresa May faces questions over her role in the parts which were redacted from the American Senate's damning report on torture techniques used by the CIA after 9/11.

MPs on the influential Home Affairs Select Committee want to know whether she asked for sections to be redacted because they could embarrass Westminster.

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UK intelligence agencies 'requested CIA report redaction'

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.

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