Crime and policing bill reaches the Lords

Quite a while back I wrote about the crime and policing bill, this horrendous piece of legislation has finally reached the Lords. None of the political parties sitting in Westminster are kicking up much of a fuss, although some amendments have been tabled, despite this bit of the mainstream media are finally starting to notice what a colossal pile of authoritarian shit the bill is. Even Mr Monbiot has decide its a bad thing – which tells you just how truly awful it is, as the Guardian usually quite likes handing the state more power to ban things. The good … Continue reading