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Dominic Grieve said the European Court of Human Rights was “looking for a way out” of confrontation with the UK over prisoner’s voting rights. "I’m quite clear in my mind that it is in fact a way out, and ever since this debate started w... Continue to article
Dominic Grieve spoke of his “shock” at being sacked from the Cabinet in the last reshuffle and said he would be vocal in his opposition to the repeal of the Human Rights Act from the backbenches. “I wasn’t aware of being an unpopular min... Continue to article
Dominic Grieve said leaving the European Convention on Human Rights would send out a bad message to the world. "To make the position clear, I'm actually a eurosceptic; I see many challenges with our European Union membership and our memb... Continue to article
Jeremy Browne said the departures of Dominic Grieve and Ken Clarke from David Cameron’s government showed the Prime Minister was “making concessions to the right”. “Dominic’s a fascinating insight into the tussle that is taking place wit... Continue to article
Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve expressed regret at his sacking. "I was sad to go. I'd have very happily stayed on. I've had a very fulfilling and interesting four years in the job. It's quite a demanding job. I hope I've been abl... Continue to article
Thanks to a couple of technical problems, some subscribers haven't received this morning's Waugh Room Memo. Here it is in full: Paul Waugh is away. Today’s memo is written by Josh May. A huge day looms as David Cameron fina... Continue to article
COMMONS CHAMBER 11.30am: Scotland questions (topicals at 11.53am) 12 noon: Prime minister questions 12.30pm: Presentation of bills: Affordable Homes Bill; International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill; Euro... Continue to article
Former Metropolitan Police chief Lord Blair's son did work experience at The Sun, the peer has told the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics
Lord Blair defended his son's placement at the paper. He said the work experience was "perfectly normal", and that the "current debate on internships was not play at that time". He said his son was "about 15" at the time.
Today it also emerged that the Attorney General is examining Sue Akers’ testimony to the Leveson Inquiry amid concerns that her remarks were in contempt of court.
The Metropolitan Police's Deputy Assistant Commissioner and head of investigations into hacking and bribes had alleged to the inquiry that there was a “network of corrupted officials” linked to News International.
Media organisations could be barred from naming people arrested but not charged with a criminal offence. Attorney General Dominic Grieve told Radio 4 that newspapers were obliged to avoid prejudicing criminal investigations.
Dominic Grieve, the attorney general, has hinted that he may intervene over the death of government weapons expert Dr David Kelly. He admitted that those who doubt that Dr Kelly took his own life "may have a valid point."
The Liberal Democrat conference has passed an emergency motion calling for stronger media ownership rules. The motion condemned "illegal and intrusive behaviour of those journalists and private investigators who have been complicit in phone hacking, especially where the bereaved or victims of crime have been targeted". Attorney General Dominic Grieve is under pressure to block the Metropolitan Police's attempt to force journalists to reveal their sources, the Guardian reports today. Simon Hughes, the Lib Dem deputy leader, said it was "entirely inappropriate for the Officials Secret Act to be used to try to prosecute journalists".
Attorney General Dominic Grieve says the Liberal Democrats have "effectively abandoned" left-wing voters who saw them as an alternative to voters. Speaking to the Politeia think tank, Mr Grieve expressed concern that the contradictions inherent in the coalition meant the Government was becoming "the least populist seen in many a year". Mr Grieve also said that the final decision over whether prisoners will be given the vote will not rest with judges in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), and hinted that the Government could seek to limit the power of the ECHR.
A new inquiry could be launched by Attorney General Dominic Grieve into the suicide of Dr David Kelly, a weapons inspector, whose death was investigated in an inquiry lead by Lord Hutton under the previous Labour government. Justice Secretary Ken Clarke is also considering the release of medical files in relation to Dr Kelly's death.
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