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Rising above tribal instinct to deliver equality under the law is the foundation of civilisation. It is a habit hard to learn, and easy to forget.
“If the Government takes the view that laws can be broken, the rule of law collapses. It breaches the trust of its citizens.”
The Attorney General on judges, Asian values, Spartans, the Good Law Project, Lord Frost – and why the Tories should revive the torch logo.
My friend David Gauke was right to be vigilant about his important principle, but wrong to say it is in peril in the UK.
“The damage is already done; the public have made up their mind. They don’t believe a word the Prime Minister says – they know what he is.”
“I acknowledged the hurt and the anger, and I said people had a right to expect better of their Prime Minister.”
Contrast what Jolyon Maugham’s outfit are saying about their most recent case with what the judges thought of it.
In pursuit of the prosecution of Jimmy Lai, the pro-Beijing regime is dismantling the rule of law and breaking the Sino-British Declaration.