The amendment to the Immigration Bill will be an opportunity to gauge the Party’s willingness to respect the liberties of the most excluded.
Posts Tagged: Civil liberties
Jay Singh-Sohal: We are being challenged in ways our country has not seen since the Second World War
The loss of our liberties is no good or easy thing to accept. While our social life disappears, what we do have is time.
Very few businesses could survive a lockdown of the type we’re currently in for six months. A sustained one will have to be more focused.
Unbridled worship of the market, ahead of principle, responsibility and loyalty, would be a betrayal of our Party’s history.
Sponsored Post: Stand With Hong Kong: Boris, please show the world that Britain will keep her promise on Hong Kong’s freedom
Time is not on our side – but under a new Prime Minister, the UK can stand with Hongkongers and uphold our freedom.
We were curious to know how big the proportion of objectors would be, to which the answer is: a fifth.
Blanket stop and search is not the silver bullet some like to imagine, despite all the hype.
We need strong and effective intelligence services. But we should demonstrate that this can be combined with decent and ethical standards of civilised conduct.
“The police got their man” – whatever you think of Green, the behaviour of these officers is a disgrace
Even had he been found completely guilty of all allegations, it still wouldn’t be acceptable for the police in misuse their powers in this way.
Faced with the real electoral threat of a nationalising, socialistic Labour Government, these principles should matter and be championed now more than ever.
From the original raid through to the attempt by former officers to bring down a Government minister on moralising grounds, this is an unedifying picture.
Andrew Mitchell: The Home Office’s Immigration Removal Centres are a dystopian stain on our democracy
Thirty thousand people a year are imprisoned in awful conditions, without any release date, and with no trial or judicial oversight.
We should also be aware of any risks to privacy or individual freedom, but in Kent the technology is working well.
Gerard Miles: Hong Kong is a battleground between tyranny and the rule of law. Conservatives must pick a side.
As China imprisons three young democracy campaigners, Britain has a moral and legal responsibility to speak out.
From Bourne’s and Wolverine’s suffering at the hands of big government, to Peter Parker’s apprenticeship with Iron Man, cinema is full of ideas.