A member of the special tribunal that judges cases involving terrorist suspects detained without charge or trial has told the Guardian he has resigned because the body had become "virtually powerless".

Sir Brian Barder, a lay person sitting on the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Siac), said he "could not conscientiously play any further part" because the home secretary did not "have to prove anything against the person he wants to deport".

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