Now is precisely the wrong time to be complacent about civil liberties

Emily Carver writes for Conservative Home

The state acting proportionately and in accordance with due process is central to the idea of civil liberties. Abandoning these guardrails in an emergency that then lasts a year at least, sets “an alarming precedent” argus IEA Head of Media Emily Carver.

Writing in Conservative Home, Emily said: “now is the wrong time for us to become complacent about freedom”, warning that “we would be foolish to close our eyes to the dangerous reality: the Government continues to exercise unprecedented powers”.

Read Emily’s full article here.