Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

What freedoms do we actually have, except acts of defiance?

It was recently suggested to me that the most shocking thing about the removal of essential ancient freedoms was how little we all seem to care. It is as if the current prosperity of large numbers of the populace is numbing their political senses. This is an idea backed up by the declining number of people who care to visit polling stations, even for a general election. It is therefore not surprising that the Freedom of Information Act, which came into operation on 1 January this year, ...

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account

Alternatively sign up for a four week free trial