Thursday, April 29, 2004

It's OK... you can go now

Immediately prior to the Home Secretary's major announcement of his government's plans to introduce ID cards, Greater Manchester Police were involved in dawn raids to round up 'terror suspects' and 'had foiled a terror plot to blow up Manchester' according to news reports. A week later, the fuss about ID cards returned to the back burner and we find these dangerous terrorists have all been released and presumably their 'weapons of mass destruction' have proved as elusive as all those others.