Monthly Archives: June 2008

Can’t the Government keep bits of paper safe?

We learn today that a computer was stolen from the constituency office of Hazel Blears (who looks to me like she’s permanently trying to suck the seeds out of a lemon). This in itself wouldn’t be big news as such, … Continue reading

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The fallout from 42 days

Following on from yesterday’s piece on the vote for 42-day detention without charge, a follow-up piece seemed in order. The media is in an absolute frenzy following the narrowness of the Government’s victory over 42 days. Many are describing it … Continue reading

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The Answer to Everything?

The UK Parliament votes in a few hours on new legislation to allow the Police to detain suspects in terrorist offences for longer than the currently allowed maximum of 28 days (the bill before Parliament gives provision for up to … Continue reading

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