42 days later?
Even if the PM had not made up his mind, an article by Andy Hayman, Scotland Yard's former Head of Anti-Terrorism, in today's Times would have made it up for him. Hayman writes that :
"It would have been my job to make these proposals work but just trying to understand them gives me a headache. ...Let's get real. This will just not work...The bill is about politics and it won't work"
He adds intriguingly that :"I was astonished when, in July last year, the government floated the idea of revisiting the detention limit. I remain curious as to what prompted this rethink."