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Times Report – Liverpool University should listen to Dr.David Jeffrey – one of their own lecturers in politics – on Gladstone’s denunciation of slavery and show less historical illiteracy and a foolish desire to join the cancel  culture. Link to audio of my Liverpool John Moores Lecture on the life and achievements of Gladstone

Times Report – Liverpool University should listen to Dr.David Jeffrey – one of their own lecturers in politics – on Gladstone’s denunciation of slavery and show less historical illiteracy and a foolish desire to join the cancel culture. Link to audio of my Liverpool John Moores Lecture on the life and achievements of Gladstone

The Times May 4th 2021 - Gladstone described the owning of slaves as “ the foulest crime” and abolition one of the greatest achievements of the period. As Liverpool University foolishly removes Gladstone’s name from a hall of residence it should study more carefully...

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Times Report – Liverpool University should listen to Dr.David Jeffrey – one of their own lecturers in politics – on Gladstone’s denunciation of slavery and show less historical illiteracy and a foolish desire to join the cancel  culture. Link to audio of my Liverpool John Moores Lecture on the life and achievements of Gladstone

Times Report – Liverpool University should listen to Dr.David Jeffrey – one of their own lecturers in politics – on Gladstone’s denunciation of slavery and show less historical illiteracy and a foolish desire to join the cancel culture. Link to audio of my Liverpool John Moores Lecture on the life and achievements of Gladstone

The Times May 4th 2021 - Gladstone described the owning of slaves as “ the foulest crime” and abolition one of the greatest achievements of the period. As Liverpool University foolishly removes Gladstone’s name from a hall of residence it should study more carefully...

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Parliament

For nearly 30 years I have been warning Parliament and successive Governments about the CCP’s violations of human rights – and the role of UK aid. What’s happening in Xinjiang and Hong Kong is of a piece – and no one can say we did not know.

3. Extracts from Hansard (a) Lord Alton’s speech at Committee Stage – 16th July 2001 I signed Amendments Nos. 23 and 24, together with the noble Baroness, Lady Rawlings, the noble Baroness, Lady Cox, who apologises to the House, as she is on parliamentary business in...

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Reduction in UK Development Aid – debate

Reduction in UK Development Aid – debate

Reduction in UK development aid and its impact on achieving the objectives outlined in the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy https://youtu.be/bHnuYJ358TE Lord Alton's opening House of Lords Debate on the Reduction in UK development...

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What happened to the promise? December 9th Webinar – Invitation from the Coalition for Genocide Response commemorating the International Day on the Crime of Genocide with reflections on the Armenian Genocide and its contemporary implications.

What happened to the promise? December 9th Webinar – Invitation from the Coalition for Genocide Response commemorating the International Day on the Crime of Genocide with reflections on the Armenian Genocide and its contemporary implications.

Lord Alton of Liverpool and the Coalition for Genocide Response would like to invite you to a webinar marking the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime: What Happened To The...

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For an hour this week I spoke to the parents of Azroo Raja, a 13 year old girl in Pakistan- abducted, forcibly converted and married. She has been taken into safety but not yet allowed to be reunited with her family. MPs have raised her case in the House of Commons

For an hour this week I spoke to the parents of Azroo Raja, a 13 year old girl in Pakistan- abducted, forcibly converted and married. She has been taken into safety but not yet allowed to be reunited with her family. MPs have raised her case in the House of Commons

Webinar highlighting the plight of women and girls from religious minorities - an estimated 1000 Christian and Hindu girls are abducted, forcibly converted, and married, every year in Pakistan. https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/6svgCVA3BF3RqABtzgAPF?domain=youtube.com...

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Lord Alton of Liverpool

About David Alton

He is a former Liberal Party Member of Parliament for a Liverpool constituency and Chief Whip – who has sat as an Independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords since 1997 when he was made a life peer. He is a Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University and author of several books.

Alton is known for his human rights work including the co-founding Jubilee Campaign and Jubilee Action, and serves as chair, patron, or trustee, of several charities and voluntary organisations. He is a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on International Relations and Defence.