|Job||Former Tory MP|
|British Attorney General|
2012 02 06 Retrieve
[QPR captain Joey Barton will face no legal action over his comments on John Terry’s case of alleged racial abuse] They have been considered in relation to any possible contempt of court they could create. In this instance the Attorney has decided no action is necessary. Although in this instance no action will be taken we would like to remind those who publish material that proceedings for the John Terry trial are active. Any discussion of a live court case has the potential to interfere with its proper course. Any discussion of a live court case has the potential to interfere with its proper course
2012 12 10 Retrieve
[The Attorney General Dominic Grieve has announced that an application to the High Court to quash the original verdicts of accidental death for the 96 who died at Hillsborough overturned has been made] I believe that the case for the High Court to quash the original inquests is a good one. My application has now been lodged with the Court. It is my intention to appear to argue the case at the hearing that will take place in the High Court
2019 09 28 Retrieve
[Labour claims that Boris Johnson is aiming to invoke emergency powers using the Civil Contingencies Act] The Civil Contingencies Act is the only possible route I can imagine they can be thinking of. But if they do try to do this it would be a constitutional outrage. And if it passed through parliament it would be immediately challenged in the courts.