Politicians’ Families

Two nicely contrasting stories in today’s papers about members of politicians’ families. Firstly, theguardian has used the freedom of information act to get lots of good dirt on how Mark Thatcher abused the fact that his mother was Prime Minister. This is, of course, exactly how the freedom of information act should be used. And… Continue reading Politicians’ Families

Eroding Freedoms

I’ve been concentrating on other things recently, so I haven’t had time to post about the new limits on demonstrations around parliament. Luckily, Robin over at perfect.co.uk has summarised it all nicely so I don’t have to. But looking at it in a wider context, it’s just one more step along a path which increasingly… Continue reading Eroding Freedoms