It costs more than £100,000 a week for monitoring Abu Qatada a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Sun report:

TAXPAYERS are set to cough up £6MILLION this year to pay the bills of hate cleric Abu Qatada.

The Islamic fanatic racked up legal costs of £5,000 A DAY last month after being allowed to stay in Britain.

It will cost an astonishing £5MILLION this year to foot the security bill for the 52-year-old who has been closely monitored since his release from jail last November.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.