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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 AvatarMary Reid 26th Oct - 2:05pm
    Nick Collins - she said that on the Daily Politics this morning
  • User AvatarMary Reid 26th Oct - 1:58pm
    Simon McGrath - I think you are correct, and I had misunderstood. It seems the constituency does have to go through another selection process
  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 26th Oct - 1:29pm
    Sarah Olney said that normal processes for a by-election will be followed. She did not now about other possible Liberal Democrat candidates. Martin: No. John...
  • User AvatarAlex Macfie 26th Oct - 1:24pm
    Martin: you assume that the by-election will only be fought on the issue of Heathrow. While Goldsmith would like it that way, it isn't going...
  • User AvatarNick Collins 26th Oct - 1:17pm
    If the Tories stick to their intent not to put up a candidate to defend the government's decision, Goldsmith's resignation to cause a by-election will...
  • User AvatarThe Professor 26th Oct - 12:39pm
    Edit: opposing Heathrow EXPANSION