Here is Harriet Harman, former legal officer of the National Council of Civil Liberties, disagreeing with my friend Shami Chakrabarti, director of same (renamed), from yesterday
Shami Chakrabarti has been so wrong about so much for so long, and is so given to easy posturing, that it is scarcely credible that she is opposed to state regulation of the press.
I saw the debate on Newsnight between Shami Chakrabarti and Lord Carlile yet came away with a different interpretation from my colleague John Rentoul.
Chakrabarti's essential argument was that if there is insufficient evidence to charge these two individuals they should be set free. Is that such a "shameless" position? I thought it was the basis [...]
Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter