CCTV. Revisited.

Once again the issue of CCTV has raised it’s head. This time it is as a result of a ‘Big Brother Watch’ press release that, I believe, totally misses the real point. I’m afraid I don’t have a lot of sympathy for BBW (and don’t put that into Google at work). They are an offshoot […]

Swine ‘flu is coming…

…well, actually, it’s already here.  It’s just that with all the fuss about MPs’ expenses and Susan Boyle everyone stopped paying it attention.  But apparently it’s officially a pandemic now. One reason why everyone started talking about Susan Boyle is that it transpired that swine ‘flu was actually quite mild.  So mild, in fact, that […]

Can anyone claim section 44 works?

With the blanket coverage of MPs’ expenses late last week I almost missed a BBC News story about stops under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 The article contacts a few facts and figures about how effective section 44 has really been. In London during 2008 there were more than 170,000 searches conducted Of […]