Post Tagged with: "Law"

EU: is Britain still a sovereign state? – Telegraph

Very nearly beyond parody: According to research by the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), there are currently 16,980 EU acts in force and between 1998 and 2007 there was a net gain of 9,415 EU laws. In 2007, 3,010 EU laws became UK law, while only 993 EU regulations were repealed – […]

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“Anti-terror laws hold kid boozers”

According to the Mirror, thirty under-age drinkers have been arrested by police using anti-terrorist legislation which addresses the misrepresentation of documents for ID purposes. Inspector Neil Mutch in Sheffield, South Yorks, said: It is one way of trying to keep kids out of clubs. The act was brought out for […]

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Redefining “draconian”

The Times gives these accounts [1],[2] of the powers in use in Britain today, which Sir Ian Blair admits to using on the strength of “almost no evidential material at all”. I wonder when “very very concerned” will tip into “very very very concerned”, thereby justifying new powers. The wisdom […]

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