Hillsborough – DPP Asked To Expedite Decision; Susan Hemming to take Final Decisions – Jury verdict of unlawful killing: The Hillsborough Independent Panel’s Investigation – and correspondence from 1989 with the Police Complaints Authority and Government Ministers. April 1989 intervention in the House of Commons. April 27th 2016 Statement in the House of Lords; April 29th letter to the Director of the Crown Prosecution Service

Hillsborough - Letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions, May 6th 2016: Susan Hemming to take final decisions: and reply: 060516 Letter to The Lord Alton of Liverpool   Dear Mr.Okogwu   I would be grateful if you would thank the Director for this...

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My first encounter with Margaret Thatcher was just a few days before she won the 1979 vote of no confidence - the vote which brought down Jim Callaghan's government and precipitated the 1979 General Election. She was in Liverpool, campaigning in the Liverpool Edge...

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Euthanasia – the Joffe Bill – 2004

My Lords,   On a Friday last June many of us gathered in your Lordships’ House for what must rank as one of the longest second reading debates in recent years, starting at 11am and not finishing until just before 7pm. This was a memorable debate with many...

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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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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...

Government replies to questions about what prosecutions for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, in connection with Uighur slave labour, are either under way or being prepared and asked what assessment they have made of the United States’ Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 14 October (HL8617), what prosecutions for breaches of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, in connection with Uighur slave labour, are...

A Genocide Emergency Alert has been issued today by Professor Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch due to Azerbaijan’s aggression against the Armenian Republic of Artsakh, often called Nagorno-Karabakh. Tragically, they are right to do so, and the world has a duty to act.

GENOCIDE EMERGENCY: AZERBAIJAN IN NAGORNO-KARABAKH (ARTSAKH) How tragic that a people which experienced one of the first genocides of the twentieth century should be subject to another now. Genocide Watch is issuing a Genocide Emergency Alert due to Azerbaijan’s...