Politieis Energy Series: UK Energy for the Future:
What Policy for Secure and Efficient Supply?
The series aims to provide an opportunity for politicians and Whitehall officials to discuss the details of policy with a group of specialists - from the industry, as well as academic and scientific - commentators and business leaders with an interest in the subject.
Forthcoming events in Politeia's calendar include:
Press Collage Including
Rights Law for Criminals is Alien, says top lawyer, Martin Bentham, London Evening Standard, Thursday 30th October 2014, Paper copy attached
Dinah Rose QC: 'Give MPs a cosntitutional crash course, Richard Simmons, The Lawyer, 29th October.
Funding Justice - Can we afford the Rule of Law?
Sir Ivan Lawrence QC,
David Mowat MP, PPS at BIS and Cabinet Office,
Professor Peter Crisp, Dean, BPP Law School,
Max Hardy, Chairman of Young Barristers' Committee
Jenny Mc Cartney
The proposals to curb the legal aid budget aim, along with other reforms, to make savings of around £215 million per year. They are part of the overall strategy for cutting Britain's deficit, and the government believes that they will not undermine justice. Many in the legal profession, however, disagree: access to justice and a fair trial will suffer. Meanwhile the High Court has ruled that the initial consultation process was flawed.
Tuesday 28th October, 6.30-7.30pm
Army and Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JN