Abu Qatada: Home Secretary given permission to appeal against decision allowing radical preacher to stay in UK

Home Secretary given permission to appeal against the decision allowing radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UKTheresa May has been given the go-ahead by the Court of Appeal with a date for a hearing in London yet to be setThe Special Immigration Appeals Commission ruled that Qatada should not be deported to Jordan where he has been convicted of terror charges | UPDATED: 20:30 GMT, 5 December 2012 Home Secretary Theresa May has been granted permission to appeal against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK, court officials said today. She has been given the go-ahead by the Court of Appeal with a date for a hearing in London yet to be set. Last month the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) ruled that Qatada should not be deported to Jordan where he was convicted of terror charges in his absence in 1999