I'm guilty of a mistake and I'm paying the price of it.
We didn't consider closing Heathrow Airport because those who are threatening us would have been the victors.
If anyone... seriously believes that a further exponential rise in the prison population for short-term prisoners and first-time offenders is the way to ensure our safety then they are sorely deluded.
They should go back home and re-create their countries which we have freed from tyranny, whether it is Kosovo or now Afghanistan. I have no sympathy whatsoever with young men in their twenties who do not.
None of us believe countering terrorism is about party politics.
I regret the time and resources needed to undertake this but... it is right to lay this accusation to rest.
I may be blind, but I can see how inspiring it is to be me.
The people we are dealing with are sophisticated, well organized and entirely ruthless, but they are also in a position to exploit the very freedoms we seek to protect.
a marathon not a sprint.
It's to do with people who are prepared to resort to violence and self-destruction in a way which can take us absolutely nowhere.
I believe that, if the parole board decide it's necessary, such offenders should stay behind bars for the whole of their sentence and then be closely supervised for years after their release.
We rightly pride ourselves on the safe haven we offer to those genuinely fleeing terror. But our moral obligation and love of freedom does not extend to offering hospitality to terrorists.
David is supposed to be a sad, lonely, old, blind bastard. David's not meant to have fun or go to nice restaurants or - heaven forbid - have sex.
Our first duty is to protect our people.
I have done nothing wrong.