Never mind the Diplocks

It appears that there is no end to the SoS’s generosity in the aftermath of the Historic Statement. Suspected terrorists are to be given the right to jury trial, at precisely the moment when the right is to be withdrawn from certain ODCs. Down south, the policy has, of course been moving in the opposite direction, with the minister hinting that it’s not only terrorism, but organused crime which concerns him. Of couse the policy may yet change, not least as the scourge of shinnerdom now appears to be bored with his job.

  • aquifer

    But the jurors will be allowed to shoot any of the defendant’s supporters in the public gallery who give them a dirty look. Makes perfect sense.