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Wednesday, May 07, 2003
Blunkett's 'get tough' policy

He's on the warpath again:
The home secretary, David Blunkett, said this morning that "most people would cheer" the tough new sentencing "principles" for murder he is due to announce later today.

The principles are understood to include "life means life" prison terms for the worst child murders, 30-year sentences for those who have killed police officers and minimum terms for doctors involved in "mercy killings".

"I think most people will cheer..."
Read more here.

Oh stop pussy-footing around, David. Introduce sharia law. You know: amputations, stoning women for adultery and public executions. Then the public really would cheer. I think your alter ego: Michael Howard might be a bit miffed, though.

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