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Control order 'tore apart my family'

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The government's independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, Lord Carlile, has concluded that the system of control orders should stay in place.

Lord Carlile said he had been unable to devise a suitable alternative -and that abandoning the system entirely could have a damaging effect on national security.

Cerie Bullivant, who was under a control order from 2006 to 2008 until a High Court judge ruled that there were no reasonable grounds to suspect he was involved in terrorism.

He spoke to BBC about how it affected his life.

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