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...

Hillsborough: twenty three years of cover up

The Scandal of Hillsborough.   Twenty three years ago one of my saddest duties while I served as a Liverpool Member of Parliament was visiting families of those bereaved in the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster. Several constituents had died, including a child. One, a...

Lord David Alton

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...

Hong Kong 12 Denied Access To Their Lawyers As UK Government Says “Whether judges of the Supreme Court can continue to serve as judges in Hong Kong will depend on whether such service remains compatible with judicial independence and the rule of law.”

Grandma Wong urges the world to support the Hong Kong 12 - denied access to their lawyers and families. It is a fundamental principle that an accused person has the right to have access to a lawyer. Yet China’s Ministry of Justice has ordered at least five lawyers not...

UK Minister says the UK “Government strongly condemns child, early and forced marriage; as well as forced conversion of women and girls in Pakistan, including from religious minorities” And following the recent webinar on forced marriage further questions have been tabled in Parliament.

In a letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the UK Minister of State and Prime Minister's Special Envoy, he says the UK "Government strongly condemns child, early and forced marriage; as well as forced conversion of women and girls in Pakistan, including from religious...