Read my posts about civil liberties in the UK, and in particular Liberal Democrat campaigning around them.


VIDEO: Amnesty gets a grilling from Jeremy Paxman

‘You want me to explain what a letter is?!’ Jeremy Paxman helps to explain our annual letter writing campaign, Write For Rights. … Read the full post »


VIDEO: The Human Rights Act and peace in Northern Ireland

On Good Friday in 1998, something amazing happened. An agreement was signed that finally brought peace to Northern Ireland after 30 years of bitter conflict. The Human Rights Act is at the core of that deal – it helped to build trust, integrity and reconciliation after three decades of bloodshed. Eighteen years on, the UK government is proposing to scrap the Act and risk destabilising peace. … Read the full post »