'Controversial plans for secret court hearings will cost the taxpayer millions more to implement than they will save, it emerged yesterday.
The revelation – contained in the Government’s own impact assessment – came as ministers braced themselves for a cross-party rebellion on the issue in the Commons today.
Supporters of the proposals for a massive expansion in the number of cases that can be heard behind closed doors say they would save the taxpayer millions of pounds in compensation payments to those people – including suspected terrorists – whose cases cannot be heard in public.'
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