Voters seem happier to swap party affiliation over social liberalism issues than they ever did over left-right issues, raising the prospect of a major upset at the European elections.
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The House of Lords have passed the Defamation Act, after a three-year campaign calling for the reform of Britain’s libel laws. On Tuesday last week, peers voted by a majority of 78 to pass the legislation, and the Act gained Royal Assent on Thursday. The new Act will help to protect free speech, as well as end London’s status as the ‘libel capital of the world’. The British Humanist Association (BHA) welcomes this news.
The award is named after the past president of East London NUT who died during an anti-racist demonstration in Southall, London on 23 April 1979. On the day of his death, Blair Peach was showing solidarity and marching against the presence of the far right National Front.
The Pope is to attack equality laws in the UK and suggest that our liberal, democratic society lacks morality, in a speech on Friday 16th September, during his state visit.