Asked if the Government considered the situation in Birmingham as a case of freedom of speech rights or just a law and order case the PMS referred journalists to what both Estelle Morris and Fiona McTaggert had said yesterday earlier this morning. In response to the sugestion that Fiona McTaggert was impling that it was entirely a question of policing the PMS said that was not her understanding of it. Obviously it was a question of order but there was also the question of the right to freedom of expression on all sides and it was about finding a balance.
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