The Loss of Legal Aid Will Lead To A Loss of Justice

House of Lords Debate, initiated by Lord Carlile QC on December 13th 2013. Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB): My Lords, perhaps a non-lawyer might be permitted to detain your Lordships’ House for just a few moments. Although I am not a lawyer, I have a daughter who has...

Not In Our Name Campaign. Man imprisoned for killing his unborn child – but for 8 million others its just a question of choice.The Abortion of Baby Girls – an Upside Down World Worthy of Alice In Wonderland – and a world in which greater worth is attached to a goldfish than to an unborn child

    NOT IN OUR NAME - Join the campaign against the Royal College of Midwives support of abortion-on-demand up-to-birth campaign.   UK abortion provider BPAS have launched a campaign to legalise abortion-on-demand, up-to-birth, for any reason. (For more...

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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Cross Party Letter to Liz Truss and Alok Sharma: “It can’t be right that despite receiving more than US70.5 million in public funding to develop remdesivir, Gilead is selling the medicine at £1,802 (US$2,340) for a five-day treatment course in most countries.

In South Sudan, Eliza, 28, kisses her baby, Jal Puok, 1, who is suffering from severe acute malnutrition with complications, including tuberculosis. On Monday next I have a question to Ministers about the affordability of drugs and medicines A Cross Party Letter has...

UK Aid programmes: heart and head, generous altruism and self-interest, must go hand in hand. These are the “smart power” reasons for sustaining our development programmes. Yes, improve oversight, root out corruption and get value for money – but don’t turn the clock back.

UK Aid programmes: heart and head, generous altruism and self-interest, must go hand in hand. These are the “smart power” reasons for sustaining our development programmes. Yes, improve oversight, root out corruption and get value for money – but don’t turn the clock back.

In 1970 the United Nations passed Resolution 2626. It stated that “Each economically advanced country will progressively increase its official development assistance to the developing countries and will exert its best efforts to reach a minimum net amount of 0.7...