Begging Jack Straw’s lack of pardons – The Guardian

Posted July 6th, 2009 in news, pardons by sally

“Two decisions by Jack Straw last week, two men kept in prison. Ronnie Biggs and Michael Shields were not linked, nor did the cases raise similar issues, but the timing made it only too easy to portray Straw as hard-hearted and cynical, his decisions based on political grounds and/or the desire to court the public.”

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The Guardian, 6th July 2009