Careful what you wish for
Am I to blame for Raab’s planned human rights reforms?
In my book The Search for Justice, published in 1994, I laid into the office of lord chancellor. Change was needed, I argued. But Lord Mackay of Clashfern, in office since 1987, was refusing to countenance any change to his tripartite role as a government minister, speaker of the House of Lords and the country’s most senior serving judge.