The Liberal Democrats’ calamitous handling of the Lord Rennard sexual harassment allegations looks set to be arbitrated by the courts after the peer’s supporters indicated he would if necessary take legal action to retain his position in the House of Lords.
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Sunday 07 February 1993
WALKING through the Inner Temple the other day, I spotted a notice from 'Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Master of the Car Parks'. The same Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is also a Lord Justice in the Court of Appeal. Who says the English legal system is a respecter of titles?
Sunday 13 December 1992
PEOPLE who want to take out personal legal expenses insurance now only have one place to buy it following CareAssist's decision to withdraw from selling policies direct to the public.
Friday 23 October 1992
Monday 21 September 1992
Sunday 23 August 1992
Rome (AFP) - Europe must ask forgiveness of gypsies 'to wipe out the injustices which have too often marked the secular history of nomads', Pope John Paul wrote in a message to 500 French gypsies on a pilgrimage here. 'At this time in history, the nations of Europe are seeking new forms of co-operation and solidarity. No occasion must be lost to recall the need to respect the gypsies.'
Monday 10 August 1992
Law and order agencies were not introducing race-equality policies and black people were receiving harsher treatment within the criminal justice system, the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders said.
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