WOULD the new legislation on control orders be used against suspected loyalist and republican terrorists? The orders are kind of like ‘Super ASBOS’ “banning suspects from possessing or using specified articles or substances, prohibiting the use of certain services like the internet or phones, restricting association or communication with certain individuals, limiting the person`s place of residence or who is allowed inside, restricting movements within the UK or international travel”. Sensible security precautions or threat to civil liberties? Charles Moore sees big differences between how the British Government deals with foreign and domestic threats to national security.
ADDS: Norman Tebbit joins the charge from the right.