Hello. Welcome to this, the second of my Side tracks, on The Rights’ Future. These are the pieces which don’t follow the precise script of the main menu, but look at contemporary issues where concerned.
This week, I’ve chosen to look at Control Orders, a form of detention, or effective detention, that applies in UK law and about which there is a tremendous debate at the moment, mainly involving the Liberal Democratic Party, the party that promised to remove them, but they remain in place. Why?