Quangos (Bonfire) Bill

Today’s column in the Law Society Gazette is my attack on the Quangos (Bonfire) Bill. I also speculated accurately, before yesterday’s announcement, that Judge Peter Thornton QC would be asked to run a high-profile inquest.

The last programme in the current series of Law in Action is repeated tonight. You can catch up with all of them through my website here.

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