They will certainly use it to bolster and trot out the same old line about how we need the E.E.C. to fight crime etc.
I may be wrong, but you can see it now; Now's not the time etc. blah blah....
We've heard it all before.
The fact is it's never a good time for a vote, for the politicians and liberal elite, that is.
At the very least it's going to help the government (cynically) argue that they need more powers of surveillance.
We need these powers etc. blah blah....
We've heard all that before, as well.
The fact is, you've got enough powers.