Discredited control orders scheme should be scrapped - Huhne
"This scheme should be scrapped before any more taxpayers’ money is wasted on court cases," said the Liberal Democrat Shadow Home Secretary. Commenting on the decision by Alan Johnson to release a man who had been held under a control order for three years, Chris Huhne said:
“This is yet another blow to the Government’s discredited and illiberal control orders scheme.
“It flies in the face of British justice to place people under de facto house arrest without even telling them why.
“This scheme should be scrapped before any more taxpayers’ money is wasted on court cases where the Home Office trying to defend the indefensible.”
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