Scotland and libel

In the wake of the Alisher Usmanov affair, bloggers have been talking a lot about British libel laws. I won’t write much about this, because I know as much about the law as an ass. David Farrer wrote a letter to the First Minister noting that Scotland has a separate legal system. He suggests: Scotland […]

Faith is a private matter

That’s not what I said. That’s what Ruth Kelly said last year when she tried to bat away questions about her ties to Opus Dei. Funny, because that’s not what she’s saying today. I think that over the past couple of years, the level of understanding within government of the scale of the threat that […]

Letter to Jack Straw

I signed this pledge — the first time I have ever signed a pledge at PledgeBank. You see, I think is a pretty nifty website. So I guess I’d better write a letter then! Dear Mr Straw, I am writing in response to comments you made in the House of Commons on 20th July […]