We all know the story of Ronnie Biggs and how an innocent man died some years later from injuries received in the robbery, but surely enough is enough. Biggs is an old man in ill health and probably not long for this world. Jack Straw and the government are making him suffer because of their sheer petty-minded vindictiveness. He is no danger to the public and should be released immediately.
Meanwhile this report, from the BBC tells the shocking tale of how assorted murderers, robbers and rapists are still wandering the streets after doing a bunk while out on parole, on licence and whatever other packages the government has to help convicts prepare for release.
Perhaps it's time we released Ronnie Biggs and banged Jack Straw up in his old cell. While we're at it we could bang up the last few Home Secretaries too. The last couple of Prime Ministers could do with a spot of chokey as well. In fact let's get another jail built for a few thousand politicians from the last 25 years or more, after all, we need to get all the dangerous nutters off the streets don't we?