There is both a legal and moral case to do so. Free speech has never been untrammelled in this country.
But there are truths in life – for example, that a stich in time saves nine, beggars can’t be choosers…and that you can’t spend more than your earn. His premiership ends with record spending and taxes.
At present, we are languishing in the polls. However, if we keep their reputation for being good on the economy, then the public may decide to give us another chance.
A serious programme is needed to drive up prosecution rates and refocus on the police on bring criminals to justice.
The police are struggling with their old van-based and the patchy local council-provided CCTV coverage. The Notting Hill Carnival was a reminder of the challenges they face.
We should abolish a quango that provides no discernible benefit and that no-one would miss were it to disappear tomorrow.
The party that has always been seen as the most effective on law and order has to stay that way.
Our polling suggests seven out of ten parents want the police shaking down those suspected of smoking the drug. They want it off our streets.
For too long carrying a knife has been seen as “low level” crime. No longer. But we must also help children who are being exploited by the real criminals.
Forces need to strike the right balance between being visible and effective, but not heavy-handed.
There is no democratic entitlement to engage in politically-motivated harassment or property damage.
To waste time now on internal factionalisation would be indefensible to so many party members who worked so hard to secure our majority.
Blair’s target of 50 percent of school leavers at university was a mistake. So why does the police force want to go even further?