Legal Aid Bill Threatens Access To Justice

Second Reading of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, House of Lords, November 21st. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201011/ldhansrd/text/111121-0002.htm When Lord Beveridge identified the five giant evils facing Britain, which led,...

The Condition of England Question 2011

“The Condition of England Question – and what we might make of the events of August 2011.” View power-point presentation to accompany lecture at: https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.170/g82.497.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/the-condition-of-england-question-2011.ppt David Alton My lecture...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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Forced conversion of minor girls in Pakistan: The Government of Pakistan should not look away from a cruel practice which destroys young lives and does huge damage to the reputation of a great country. The Government should implement the recommendations of the Senate Committee on Minority Rights, setting the minimum age for voluntary religious conversion at 18 years, in accordance with the international norms and standards. And they should do it as a matter of urgency.

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This week the CCP’s Wang Yi and the Taliban’s Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar were comparing notes on the treatment of women and human rights. In this meeting of minds, it’s quite remarkable how much the CCP and the Taliban found they have in common.

This week the CCP’s Wang Yi and the Taliban’s Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar were comparing notes on the treatment of women and human rights. In this meeting of minds, it’s quite remarkable how much the CCP and the Taliban found they have in common. This week Chinese...