I am sure that rather like me you were totally outraged to read the shattering news that Halal Meat contaminated with…erm…pork and had been fed to Muslim convicts in British jails. My outrage was that we grovel to these criminals by indulging their epicurean requirements in the first place. But then my eye caught this….
The Prison Reform Trust said it welcomed the immediate apology and investigation.
Its director Juliet Lyon said: “This is not a matter of dietary preference but of Islamic law.
Sorry but Islamic law carries no weight in the UK. We have managed to get by with our own laws so perhaps someone could tell Ms Lyons that we run our prisons by the standards of British law. Perhaps if such devoted Muslims chose not to break OUR laws then they would not be sent to prison in the first place. Pork sausages all round …..