The Ranting Kraut

19.3.2006 – 27.9.2010

Posts Tagged ‘Conservatives’

Cameron on Personal Freedom

Posted by rantingkraut on June 28, 2009

We’ll start by putting back in place the protections of personal freedom that Labour have taken away.

So we will make some important changes. The next Conservative government will revoke the unjustified and unreasonable powers that let people enter your home without your permission.

We will change the law that allows councils to snoop on people for trivial matters.

We will review the use of the Terrorism Act’s Section 44, and the stop and search powers contained within it.

We will change the Criminal Justice Act 2003 to strengthen the right to trial by jury.

And we will review the operation of the Extradition Act – and the US/UK extradition treaty – to make sure it is even-handed and works both ways.” (Source)

Let’s remember that and remind him when the time comes …

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The Tories and Civil Liberties

Posted by rantingkraut on September 26, 2008

Greg Hands addresses the issue of civil liberties in the current edition of Vorwärts Avanti Forward. He argues that the Conservatives should not become a civil liberties party because that issue doesn’t win elections. The sad thing is: he’s possibly right.
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