Tories join Gordon Brown to defend ‘British values’

It looks like politicians from our two biggest parties have put aside their differences to come together and defend ‘British values’:

Gordon Brown yesterday won Conservative backing for a move that would allow the government to block future criminal investigations such as the corruption case against the arms company BAE Systems.

Despite scathing criticism in the high court on Thursday, the Tories have chosen to support Downing Street in facing down critics who are keen for the BAE investigation to be reopened.

Over at the Telegraph, I notice none of the bloggers who so enjoyed mocking Gordon Brown over his handling of the Olympic torch fiasco, have so far failed to mention anything about Tory support for Brown’s move. The only story tagged under ‘BAE Systems’ is… you guessed it, mocking Gordon Brown.

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1 Response to “Tories join Gordon Brown to defend ‘British values’”



  1. 1 And still they say nothing about their own « pixelisation Trackback on April 22, 2008 at 11:52 am

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