There is much to be said for incremental reform, but too much caution can tip over into a failure to act boldly.
Posts Tagged: Lord Chancellor
He has demonstrated prodigious powers of endurance, keeping going through storms of criticism which would have driven many a lesser figure out of politics.
Profile: Robert Buckland, the Lord Chancellor who stands between the judges…and the wrath of the Brexiteers
The latter will make much of the Government’s Constitution, Democracy & Rights Commission – promised in the Conservative Manifesto.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
As well as Government measures to toughen up punishments and support victims, the nation requires more magistrates.
The decision not to challenge the release of Worboys further erodes Tory credentials on law and order
Gauke should have fought and lost rather than not have fought at all. But the wider concern is that the “system” is on the side of the criminal rather than the victim.
The Lord Chancellor has enraged the judiciary by not speaking up for it in what it saw as an hour of need.
The Lord Chief Justice’s recent attack on the Lord Chancellor is unprecedented. Is she right for the job? Or is the job itself flawed?
New technology allows us to make wholesale improvements while still upholding the Rule of Law.
“So you don’t arrive at a decision because you’re a barrister and therefore you favour the bar or because you’re a solicitor and therefore you favour the solicitors’ firms.”
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude has pressed the Prime Minister over the rather fraught issue of Lord… Read more »