Charity Commission forces a detrimental religion to change its ways

“The Charity Commission should be commended for their hard work, as the first statutory authority to put on public record that “there were elements of detriment and harm which emanated from the doctrines and practices of the (Exclusive) Brethren…” (EB but also known at the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church)  Any assertion that the Charity Commission […]

Lord Bragg interviews Archbishop Welby

In a special event hosted by Baroness’s Berridge, O’Loan, Brinton & Sherlock, Lord Bragg interviewed Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for an audience of about 150 Peers, about his life, faith and work experiences. The interview was followed by a lively question and answer session from the floor.

Thoughts provoked by “Mitchellgate”

I am not about to comment on what was or was not said in ‘The Andrew Mitchell Incident’ but there has, I think, been too little comment or thought on the role of the police. Most of us get used to going about our daily lives unhindered by other people let alone the police. Too […]

“My week at the House of Lords”

Working in the House of Lords was nothing like I expected it to be. My week there was fast-paced and I was certainly kept occupied every minute! I personally enjoy variety in work, and so was pleasantly surprised by how many committee meetings, events and chamber events I had the privilege to attend. It definitely […]