The Tories would give the security services the power they need.
Other parties are wary of giving offence, and upsetting those concerned about civil liberties.
But, he says, he has met the relatives of terrorist victims. He has had to make the judgment calls. And the Conservative party will not risk the nation’s security, he says.
Ummm... Despite knowing about the 7/7 bombers, Lee Rigby killers and Jihadi John, and all *WITHOUT* these additional powers he intends to give them? As did the French government with the Charlie Hebdo attack? Nobody within the government seems to have paid any sort of price for these continued failures, and are presumably still in their job. Come to think of it:
It must be nice to be involved in the death of an innocent man (De Menezes), get to keep your job and even get to keep it secret. Most people would be fired and possibly even in prison. Do it in the name of the government and you apparently get a promotion.
Isn't *that* sort of behaviour the bigger risk to the nation's security?