The Conservatives in Brighton: Howard Fires 27 Shots at Crime
Colin 9 Bu* Q Mills and Terry Kirby, The Independent (London, England)
THE RIGHT of silence is to be removed, the Home Secretary told the Conservative Party conference yesterday. Michael Howard announced a 27-point law and order package which will clamp down on young offenders and lead to more criminals being jailed.
Mr Howard, who is aiming to restore grassroots support for the Government and tackle public fears over rising crime, described the measures as "the most comprehensive programme of action against crime" announced by a Home Secretary.
His performance was rewarded with a pat on the back from John Major. Cabinet colleagues said the Prime Minister would use this Thatcherite law and order package - delivered by the most …
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