Lawyer and human rights expert Anthony Lester became a Liberal Democrat life peer, serving in the House of Lords, in 1993. He resigned from the Lords in 2018.


Lord Anthony Lester resigns from the House of Lords

The former Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Lester, has resigned from the House of Lords. He was facing suspension from the Lords over a sexual harassment case. … Read the full post »


Libel law reform proposed by Lib Dem Lord Lester

The Press Gazette reports:
Human rights barrister Lord Lester has drawn up a defamation reform bill which he says has cross-party support and would be available to whoever wins next year’s general election.
According to the Sunday Times, the Lib Dem peer’s “moderate” bill would tackle the issues of libel tourism and the huge costs to publishers … Read the full post »