The 2020 Annual Lord Renton Lecture  will be given by
The Rt Hon. James Wolffe QC, Lord Advocate of Scotland

Devolution and the Statute Book

11 November 2020 – 6pm


Wednesday, 9 December 2020
6pm, via Zoom

This event will be held online.
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“Thinking policy through before legislating – aspirational legislation”

To read the text of the 2019 Lord Renton lecture, given by The Rt Hon. The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd PC, former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales CLICK HERE



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