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...

October 19th 2015 Modern Slavery Act Regulations debated in Parliament , followed by December 19th article for Huffington Post – Committee Stage of the Modern Slavery Bill – Amendments to Create a Fund from the Seized Assets of Traffickers – to help victims, charities and law enforcement agencies, – Amendments on Domestic Workers Visas, Gangmasters, Supply Chain Transparency

House of Lords Debate: October 19th 2015 Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Transparency in Supply Chains) Regulations 2015 Motion to Approve 7.01 pm Moved by Lord Bates That the draft regulations laid before the House on 7 September be approved. Relevant document: 4th Report...

Dalits, Untouchability, and the Caste System in India

House of Lords Debate November 26th 2014. [Voice of Dalit International (VODI), Email: vodi@vodintl.org.uk , Web: www.vodintl.org.uk] ‘RESPONSE TO CASTE & DALIT POVERTY IN INDIA’ Report of DALITAID–INDIA - 2 DAY CONFERENCE - National Biblical Catechetical and...

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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In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18; Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9m;Nearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in 2019

In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18; Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9m;Nearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in 2019

In the first 11 months of last year, nearly 360,000 antidepressants were prescribed to youngsters under the age of 18Total bill for prescribed items dispensed over five-year period more than £9mNearly 15,000 antidepressants were issued to children aged five to 11 in...

The Commonwealth was urged today, in a Parliamentary debate about modern slavery and human trafficking, to mobilise the 2 billion people who live in Commonwealth countries  both demonstrating its values and giving hope to millions of benighted and downtrodden people

The Commonwealth was urged today, in a Parliamentary debate about modern slavery and human trafficking, to mobilise the 2 billion people who live in Commonwealth countries both demonstrating its values and giving hope to millions of benighted and downtrodden people

4th March 2021:Lord Alton:Could the Minister say whether he supports the calls of the Arise charity, of which I am a Trustee, for mandatory human rights due diligence and mandatory transparency guidelines through company supply chains? Building on the UK’s landmark...

China – The Right Balance?

China – The Right Balance?

During the International Relations and Defence Select Committee Inquiry into China, Trade and Security I asked if we have struck the right balance....My question was answered by Charles Parton OBE, Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) &...