Originally posted by DISRAELI
reply to post by pavmas
The fact remains that something which might happen in the future is not NOW.
It is misleading to describe it as something that has already happened.
Wait until it happens, before you can truthfully say freedoms HAVE BEEN taken away.
Look who were hand picked'' someone from Levy and Mcray, this company is involved in trying to gag the press regarding pedophiles.
Lord Mc Cluskey every type of report this guy has sat on has been adopted by the Scottish and Westminster Government.
Well if you think this wont come to pass then you are wrong and by that time you wont even be able to complain about it.
Lord McCluskey (Chair)
John Herbert McCluskey, Baron McCluskey was Solicitor General for Scotland from 1974 to 1979. During this period he worked on the then Labour
government's proposals for devolution. Lord McCluskey became a member of the Judiciary in 1984 and presided for 16 years as a High Court judge over
some of the country's most famous criminal cases. He retired in 2000. In 2011 he chaired the Independent Review Group examining the relationship of
the High Court of Justiciary and the United Kingdom Supreme Court, whose recommendations were accepted both by the Scottish Parliament and the UK
Government. Lord McCluskey was for many years chair of the judges for the Bank of Scotland Press Awards and also Vice President of the West of
Scotland Press Fund (the Journalists’ Charity).
David Sinclair has been head of Communications at Victims Support Scotland since 2006, he is a former assistant editor of The Herald, having worked
there from 1975 – 2006 and was President of the National Union of Journalists in 1990-91.
Professor Neil Walker
Neil Walker - LLB, PhD, LLD (Honoris Causa) (Uppsala), FBA, FRSE - is Regius Professor of Public Law and the Law of Nature and Nations at the School
of Law, University of Edinburgh His main area of expertise is constitutional theory. He has published extensively on the constitutional dimension of
legal order at sub-state, state, supranational and international levels. Previously he taught public law at Edinburgh for ten years (1986-96), was
Professor of Legal and Constitutional Theory at the University of Aberdeen (1996-2000), and, most recently, was Professor of European Law at the
European University Institute in Florence (2000-8), where he was also the first Dean of Studies (2002-5). In December 2008 Professor Walker was asked
by the Scottish Government to conduct an independent review of final appellate jurisdiction in the Scottish legal system.
Peter is Senior Partner and Head of Litigation at Levy & McRae. Under his leadership, Levy & McRae has built up a worldwide reputation in areas of
expertise such as media law, licensing, aviation, international claims, public inquiries, employment law and tax and revenue investigations. He is
also a part-time Sheriff and Visiting Professor at the School of Law, University of Strathclyde, and is a former President of the Society of Media
Lawyers, Chairman of the Association of Mediators and a Member of the Criminal Rules Council.
Ruth Wishart is a journalist and broadcaster with extensive experience of the Scottish media. She has been a columnist with the Daily Record,
columnist and Assistant Editor of the Sunday Mail, columnist and Assistant Editor of the Sunday Standard, and Senior Assistant Editor of the
Scotsman. Currently she writes a column for Herald Society, and contributes regularly to The Scotsman. She has also presented radio series for Radio
Scotland and Radio 4. With Deborah Orr and Paul Flynn she recently interviewed a range of journalists, the transcripts of which were used for
Enquirer, the National Theatre of Scotland's response to the issues covered in the Leveson Inquiry.