Next week's news

On Tuesday human rights group Justice publishes its report on the legal ramifications of the police's growing use of covert investigative methods to tackle crime. It will recommend a single regulatory framework be set up to cover lawful interference with all forms of communications.

This week the Home Office hopes to publish its long-awaited Asylum Bill. Expect plans to regulate immigration advisers, including solicitors, increased powers for the detention of asylum seekers and reform of the initial stages of making a claim.