In brief: Rowe to rule over Prevention of Terrorism

John Rowe QC, of 8 King Street Chambers, Manchester, has been appointed by the Home Office to undertake the annual review of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1989 for a further two years. Rowe is a practising barrister and a recorder of the Crown Court. He was a member of the Parole Board from 1987 to 1990 and was chair of the Bar General Council in 1993. He was appointed as reviewer of the Prevention of Terrorism Act in December 1993 and has to date undertaken three reports on the operation of the Act.