The Defamation Bill returns to the House of Lords today

Written by Robert Sharp
April 23, 2013
Category: England & Wales

The Defamation Bill returns to the House of Lords today for consideration of amendments made in the House of Commons.  This is the final opportunity for parliamentarians to influence the contents of the legislation and deliver essential free speech reforms.  The Libel Reform Campaign has urged peers to back the inclusion of two crucial provisions in the Bill:

The Libel Reform Campaign strongly supports all the motions and amendments tabled for consideration today.  You can watch the debate live at this page on the House of Parliament website, or follow #LibelReform on Twitter.