SO now it’s official. A fact that we in West Yorkshire have known for some time; Jacqui Smith and her team at the discredited Home Office cannot police the streets and have given up on their basic job.

Whatever one’s personal view on the matter of the Olympics and China’s involvement in Tibet there is absolutely no reason whatsoever why Chinese thugs dressed in sports gear should be allowed to manhandle citizens of this country.

New Labour should hang their heads in utter shame. Maybe “Gloomy Gordon” Brown is planning one of his adored talent shows based on this incursion; was this the pilot for such a show?