Volume 6 Issue 1 October 2018
The LASPO Review: My Recent Talk About the Bach Commission’s Report on the Right to Justice
SIR HENRY BROOKE
With an introduction from
SIR TERENCE ETHERTON
Now that the government has announced its review of the LASPO Act, and has published what it calls a Post-Legislative Memorandum, I am starting a new series of blogs which will give my insights into the way the review is developing, and I will draw attention to important documents in the public domain. I will start with the text of the address I gave at the start of a two-hour event in Parliament two days ago. Although the purpose of the event was to give Parliamentarians a chance to listen to the experts on the Bach Commission and to ask about our findings, the fact that the event was organised by the Fabian Society seems to have frightened off any Conservative MPs or peers who might otherwise have been interested. This was a pity. Despite this, there was a fairly full Committee room, and plenty to talk about...