Tag: Freedom Of Speech

Gay Family Bashing

Interesting video over at Shawn’s site. What do we think? Should there be a right to express one’s opinion in public when working? Where does the boundary between freedom of speech and respect lie? For the record, not sure that

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Clause 61 – The Bishops Wade In

The Observer is reporting that Church of England Bishops have begun a parliamentary campaign to oppose Clause 61 in the Coroners and Justice Bill, that would remove the Waddington amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill. Here’s the jist of the

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Clause 58 – Brief Update

Just a brief update on the progress of the 2009 Coroners and Justice Bill, which includes the controversial Clause 58. The Public Bill Committee sat for the first of its two sessions yesterday. You can read the proceedings here and

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Hansard on Second Reading of Coroners Bill

Hansard is now online for yesterday’s second reading. This post catalogues the exchanges over the removal of Clause 29JA from the 1986 Criminal Justice Act (Amended). I have edited Hansard slightly to allow ease of reading for this unfamiliar with

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Since Parliamentary Privilege No Longer Exists…

Cranmer sums up the situation over Damian Green very well: The charge against Damian Green is one of ‘aiding and abetting misconduct in public office’. It is alleged that he received information from a Home Office whistle-blower on the parlous

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