The general election is looming and the Conservatives are desperate to pass-the-buck for all of their failings.
During the speech made by Theresa May at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, she stated that it was the fault of the Liberal Democrats that her pet Communications Data Bill (Snooper’s Charter) failed in Parliament.
In a very underhand and low comment May stated that the Lib Dems block of the Bill by had resulted in investigations having to be dropped – putting children’s lives at risk.
She obviously has a very selective and short-term memory. It wasn’t only the Lib Dems who opposed her fascist legislation. The Communications Data Bill drew criticism from many organisations and individuals in society – even from members of her own party. A YouGov survey commissioned by Big Brother Watch showed that 71% of the general public opposed the bill.
May accused the Lib Dems of…
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