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Freedom of Speech

As a liberal democracy Britain has long had the tradition of a free press. This article suggests that current coalition policies directly threaten this. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9696389/Call-a-truce-before-centuries-of-free-speech-are-brought-to-an-end.html Advertisements

‘Carry on Qatada’

In a headline shameless borrowed from the Independent. The saga about the deportation of Qatada lumbers on. This has important implications to civil liberties in the UK it also raises important questions about national sovereignty. It’s certainly one to keep an eye on over the coming days. Here is a good piece from the Guardian … Continue reading

Scottish Independence

An interesting piece from the Guardian about the prospect of a legal challenge being brought by the Scottish Lord Advocate in opposition to Cameron’s attempts to block a referendum being held on Salmond’s terms. In addition to discussing the referendum there are a couple of interesting points about the composition of the court and the … Continue reading

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