Abu Qatada deportation: Alan Johnson on Theresa May
20 April 2012 Last updated at 12:08 BST
Home Secretary Theresa May was "doing the right things but not necessarily in the right order" over the ongoing attempts to deport Abu Qatada to Jordan, said Alan Johnson.
The former Labour home secretary said he believed in the European Court of Human Rights and doing the right thing could take a long time.
He was debating Constance Briscoe's film on the terror suspect with Michael Portillo and Charles Kennedy in the This Week studio.