UK needs judges to limit government power, says Lord Kerr

      Comments Off on UK needs judges to limit government power, says Lord Kerr




Share This Story

Longest-serving supreme court justice says healthy democracy requires checks on ministers

The last thing the country needs is a government in which ministers exercise “unbridled power”, the UK’s longest serving supreme court justice has said.

In a forthright defence of the courts system, Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore, who stood down at the end of last month, said judicial checks on the government were part of a healthy democracy.

Continue reading…