March 01, 2005

Times Online

More on the governments Terrorist legislation by Times Online
Profoundly undemocratic; a nonsense; an outrage; a disgrace. All sides of the House of Commons were united yesterday in condemning the farcical proceedings in which the Government tried to rush through the committee stage and third reading of the Prevention of Terrorism Bill in a single day, and not just to rush it through in a straightforward manner. No: ministers, fearful of losing the vote in the Commons, let alone the Lords, first let it be known through the media that a letter had been written to all MPs explaining the Government’s Bill.


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