Tag Archives: Lady Butler Sloss

A sense of isolation


Although the resignation of Fiona Woolf was predictable and necessary, the manner of her going leaves the Government looking even more inept than they did a few days ago. Political leadership in a democracy demands understanding the mood and views of … Continue reading

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Peculiar priorities


Yesterdays announcement by the three main English Political Parties to nominate 21 out of 22 new Peers shows that the dominance of the Parties is intended to continue long past the time when the political careers of Miliband, Cameron and Clegg … Continue reading

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Lying, Naive or Stupid?


My blog yesterday reflected on David Cameron’s choice for the Chair of the child abuse enquiry. Lady Butler Sloss is unsuited to this role for several reasons, yet the Prime Minister was robust in his defence of her when challenged. However it now emerges … Continue reading

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Who has clean hands?


The news that a national overriding child abuse inquiry will be carried out with an 80 year old retired Judge as Chair has raised various concerns in the minds of many people. The news has generated a number of media interviews including … Continue reading

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