The Spectator

Brown nabs another Tory idea

Brown nabs another Tory idea
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Gordon Brown’s announcement that there will now be a unified border police force removes one of the Conservatives’ favourite talking points on security. It also puts them in a tricky position as it was an essential balance to their opposition to other anti-terror measures such as 90 day detention: we’re not soft, they could say, just practical.

The Tories now find their security see-saw distinctly unbalanced: another round to Brown.