Britain could face three September 1
s in a single day - potentially killing 9,000 people - is nothing but political spin. The overwhelming weight of expert opinion warns that locking up suspects for as long as six weeks would alienate moderate Muslims whose support is crucial to defeat Is
lamist terrorists. With a significant number of Labour MPs threatening to rebel, the Government is likely to lose. Far b
etter to retreat now than suffer a humiliating defeat in Parliament. Or worse, crack the whip and impose a law that would do nothing to make us safer - and actually put lives at risk.