In a re-branding of the Control Order regime (They are, according to reports on Twitter, to be called TPIMs – Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures) – it was amusing to note that much of the response on Twitter seemed to be about Theresa May’s jacket. (I quite like it, as it happens – a bit of colour and art!)
I am not sure whether this sartorial elegance was envisaged by British MP and lawyer Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe when he drafted what is now called The European Convention on Human Rights.
Meanwhile…over to to Lord MacDonald QC, a former DPP:
Lord Macdonald: UK ‘over-reacted after 9/11 attacks’
Lord Macdonald told the BBC: “I think we saw some powers, some laws, enacted which did go too far.”
And here they are… the new powers…from a tweet: