Putting Jack Straw in charge of the consultation process on a bill of rights is like turning over a campaign against prostitution to the head of an escort agency. Such a man can only see a bill of rights as political tool and a way of further entrenching the powers of government and the executive.
Sunday, 28 October 2007
Straw the Madam
In the Observer, Henry Porter is sceptical about Brown's proposals to increase our rights and freedoms.