21 July 2014
A British woman on death row in Indonesia lost an appeal to the Supreme Court challenging the government’s policy not to fund legal representation for Britons charged abroad.
Dismissing Lindsay Sandiford’s appeal, the court called for an urgent review of the policy as it applies to her.
Former Supreme Court president says political involvement is part of judicial role.
Attorney general tells public law specialists that judges should not be asked to decide political matters.
Consultation on government's proposals to reform 1998 act expected within the next two months.
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