Sep 23rd 2010

The absurdity of border control questions

Something controversial to start the day: I do not find Dad's Army particularly funny. But does that make me un-British? According to UK Border Control, it does: From the Independent: Mohamed Nur, 26, was stopped at Heathrow airport in June after returning from a holiday in Dubai. He was held for nine hours and forced […]

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Jun 30th 2010

Council officers given access to police records

One of the major reasons we are opposed to local councils possessing the RIPA powers (as detailed in our last report – The Grim RIPA) is that council officers do not have the respect or the accountability of the police – and have not had the same training – yet for some reason they do […]

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