Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Britain, 2009

"The Guardian is also forbidden from telling its readers why the paper is prevented – for the first time in memory – from reporting parliament. Legal obstacles, which cannot be identified, involve proceedings, which cannot be mentioned, on behalf of a client who must remain secret." - [source]


John B said...

...based on insane libel and contempt laws that've been in force since time immemorial, just in case the "2009" reference is some kind of dig at the current lot.

Political Scientist said...

[am stuck with peripatetic internet access - definitely no posting until tomorrow. Much as I despise socialism, it would be quite eccentric to blame Gordon Brown for a situation that endured before he was born...]