The Chancellor’s Lecture, Hertfordshire University, 2 November 2023 – Is Parliament Fit For Purpose?
I was invited to address this year’s Commonwealth Parliamentary Association – British Islands and Mediterranean Region Conference – on the matter of Parliamentary standards and behaviour – you can read the full lecture here.
I gave an interview to the Religion Media Centre about the interaction between my religious life and my professional life, with a focus on my new role as Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards – you can see the interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOIoTZkxXxk
UK Jewish Film Festival 2021 – Our Natural Right: It is an enormous pleasure to be part of this year’s UK Jewish Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary programme – the online screening of the film Our Natural Right includes a recorded panel discussion, chaired by me, with director Yulie Cohen and producers Sagi Bornstein and Udi Nir – for details see https://ukjewishfilm.eventive.
A wide ranging discussion on democracy, the rule of law, Brexit, Covid-19, fox hunting, peace on the island of Ireland and more.
30 Years in the Corridors of Power: A perspective on the pressures on Parliament
RS Surtees Society’s annual dinner, the title of my guest speaker speech was First They Came For the Hunts – Lessons from an Insider’s View of the Hunting Act for the Role of Tolerance in the Rule of Law – Read My Speech Here.
Westlaw UK Editorial Philosophy – click on Play to start