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Sunday, 30 November 2008

Democracy under attack

When many of us heard about Damian Green MP's arrest, many of us asked ourselves the same question: "When did it become a crime to hold the Government to account?"

Throwing a spotlight on information the Government would rather keep hidden is an essential part of our democracy and a key role of opposition parties in Parliament. And when dealing with an administration legendary for its secrecy, you increasingly have to rely on whistle-blowers to see the full picture.

Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats has written at greater length on this issue in the Telegraph, as you can read at


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