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LibLink: Anthony Lester – My vision of a Leveson law

Liberal Democrat peer Anthony Lester has written for the Guardian about his independent Press Council bill which he introduced in the House of Lords yesterday.

If his measure became law, it would be the Supreme Court rather than OFCOM which would ensure that the independent self regulatory body was genuinely independent and complying with the principles Lord Leveson set out in his report.

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Michael Moore’s Westminster Notes

Every week, Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore writes a column for newspapers in his Borders constituency. Here’s this week’s edition.

St Andrew’s Day

Last week, as Secretary of State for Scotland, I gave the inaugural speech in the annual St Andrew’s Day Address which is being established this year at the Scotland Office in London. This annual Address will see individuals in business, education, politics, media, charities and the arts speaking to an audience in London …

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  • User AvatarRoland 7th Oct - 9:50pm
    Just add to my previous comment. I note that in Kevin's short article (http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/28/corbyn-business-corporate-welfare-taxpayers) and his website http://www.corporate-welfare-watch.org.uk/blog-2/ his stated objectives are: 1) to bring...
  • User AvatarRoland 7th Oct - 9:40pm
    @Stuart - Thanks for the correction. In my comment (7th Oct '15 - 11:08am) I didn't double check and mistakenly attributed the Guardian article (http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/jul/07/corporate-welfare-a-93bn-handshake...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 7th Oct - 9:18pm
    Peter Watson is right that it was a pitch for "Orange bookers", but the big problem with the Tories are not their morals but the...
  • User AvatarPeter Watson 7th Oct - 9:07pm
    I've only heard snippets, but the reporting on BBC news made it sound like a pitch for the "Orange Book" vote and it did leave...
  • User AvatarPeter Watson 7th Oct - 8:56pm
    "It appears that the women are none too pleased at being used as “arm candy”" I have no doubt that these same MPs will happily...
  • User AvatarStuart 7th Oct - 7:53pm
    @Psi He quoted the report: When you say "the report", you actually mean an article written by a Guardian journalist, not the Farnsworth report. Have...