York - Spring Conference Updates

Rights-Liberties-Justice are having 2 meetings on human rights at the Party Spring Conference in York





Meeting Room 6

International Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders

Rights-Liberties-Justice are having two meetings on human rights. This meeting concentrates on the international aspects and the role of 'human rights defenders'. Our speakers are Natalia Zvyagina of the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York, Jonathan Fryer and Antony Hook. Chair: Graham Colley.





Meeting room 4

Mega-Meeting "The Human Rights Act and the British Bill of Human Rights"

The long-anticipated consultation was delayed, but it is coming. The aim - to scrap the Human Rights Act. Rights-Liberties-Justice are organising a mega-meeting. Sanchita Hosali Deputy Director
Alistair Carmichael MP and Sir Simon Hughes will lead the debate. Chair- Graham Colley.



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Membership Activities

  • The annual weekend conference is held in the spring, usually during the Easter vacation at an Oxbridge college. Leading academics, practitioners, Liberal Democrat MP's and peers participate. A guest speaker is invited to dinner on the Saturday evening. All members are welcome. Guests are welcome at the dinner.
  • Fringe meetings are organised to discuss and often to debate legal issues of topical interest at the Liberal Democrats' spring and autumn conference.
  • The 80 Club lecture is delivered in London by a prominent speaker, often from outside the Liberal Democrats.
  • The Association's Annual Dinner is a significant social event, usually held in late January. Members are welcome to bring guests.
  • There are opportunities throughout the year to participate in the Association's policy-making activities.

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