Are MPs Privileged?

My piece in today’s Law Society Gazette looks ahead to the appeal next week by three former MPs and a peer against a decision that the Crown Court had jurisdiction to try them on charges of false accounting. I shall be explaining rather more of the background to that decision in my column for the forthcoming print edition of Standpoint.

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens