NO VOTE on Terror Laws 90 Days

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Currently watching BBC Parliament.. it's so exciting.
Just heard that the members said NO to holding Terror suspects for 90 days, a vote on 28 days is up in the next 20 mins :D
No news story on BBC news site just yet, though it's in the latest news bit.
 
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It's on the BBC news site now: -
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4422086.stm

London Tube said:
Why is 90 days a bad thing?
Well there have been concerns over the likelyhood this power could be abused, any person could be "in the wrong place at the wrong time" and put away for three months. I was involved in a big debate over this in Politics today, the Judges were saying that it's against the Human Rights Act and would not uphold the law. There are various for and against arguments, but the against seemed to be strongest IMO.

TBH, nine, ninety or nine hundred days will not stop terrorism.

Oh yea, they voted yes for 28 days.
 

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London Tube said:
Why is 90 days a bad thing?
At the moment they can say "I think you are a terrorist, you're staying locked up for 14 days without trial". Think that's bad? Well it could be 90 days if Blair wants to have his way.

14 days is plenty.

If they have something on them, then why not go ahead and put it to trial? You cannot hold people without trying them in a civilised society.

Thank goodness they lost the vote!

And before you say 'but they won't call me a terrorist', err yes they can, it can happen to ANYONE.
 

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Locking people up without charge is doing the terrorists work for them. They want to make our society like theirs - and they are getting full support from Bliar.

I saw the Sun's headline - sickening.
 

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London Tube said:
Why is 90 days a bad thing?
It's not, but the Tories don't give a **** about the UK or its people, least of all their own constituents (as they've shown many times before). Will be interesting to see them trying to defend their actions when we all get blown up again! :roll: :roll:
 

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OTS said:
London Tube said:
Why is 90 days a bad thing?
It's not, but the Tories don't give a **** about the UK or its people, least of all their own constituents (as they've shown many times before). Will be interesting to see them trying to defend their actions when we all get blown up again! :roll: :roll:
Locking people up because they look foreign / are taking photos at a station / someone's having a bad day would of course impact on national security, wouldn't it?
 

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28 days is just about as far as you can get. MPs do have some brains after all!

90 Days is complete Bull just like Blair IMHO. <D
 

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OTS said:
London Tube said:
Why is 90 days a bad thing?
It's not, but the Tories don't give a **** about the UK or its people, least of all their own constituents (as they've shown many times before). Will be interesting to see them trying to defend their actions when we all get blown up again! :roll: :roll:
Where do the tories come into this????
 
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