How many times can one Government be caught lying before paying the democratic price?
The Statistics Commission cagily observes that Home Office presentation of crime figures "...creates an environment in which the media and the public assume they are receiving a filtered, government-friendly version of the truth, even though the statistical message may not be either of these things.."
"Creates an environment?" Yeah, right.
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