Fantastic News for UK Libel reform

A Bill to protect freedom of speech and reform the libel laws is to be introduced into Parliament, it was announced in the Queen’s Speech. It is understood that the Bill is likely to be published on Friday. The reform, announced in a brief mention in the Queen’s Speech, was welcomed by campaigners. Read more … Read more

UK Libel Reform News: Latest UK Government proposal is not a solution … we are not there yet.

The Libel Reform Campaign welcomes the Government’s commitment to a Defamation Bill but current proposals do not yet address the extensive problems of libel bullying and the chill on public debate. The Ministry of Justice has published a statement in response to the report of the Joint Scrutiny Committee on the Draft Defamation Bill last year. … Read more