“What seemed a game at the time is causing real trouble now”
I have a comment at Independent Voices on how David Cameron’s pitch for the unthinking civil liberties vote, in opposition and early on in government, has weakened laws to protect people from terrorism.
I had been swayed by the argument that he and Theresa May made this week that control orders had to be relaxed because they were being eroded by the courts. This may be true but, as Pat McFadden pointed out, this was not what May said at the time she changed the law.
John McTernan makes a similar point in his article for The Scotsman:
Tagged in: anti-terrorism law
What seemed a game at the time is causing real trouble now.
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